Cretin

Person suffering from cretinism. Origin is Swiss French and means Christian. How cretin derives from a Swiss French word for Christian is a mystery to me. It has been suggested at http://www.chuckiii.com/Reports/Theater/August_Wilsons_Fences.shtml that people who were feebleminded had been `touched by God`
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cretin

Type: Term Pronunciation: kreh′tin, krē′tin Definitions: 1. Obsolete term for a patient exhibiting cretinism. 2. Obsolete term for anyone exhibiting congenital hypo-thyroidism.
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Cretin

Cre'tin (krē'tĭn) noun [ French crétin ; of uncertain origin.] One afflicted with cretinism.
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cretin

An individual exhibiting cretinism. ... Origin: Fr. Cretin ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Cretin

• (n.) One afflicted with cretinism.
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Cretin

A cretin is someone who suffers from the disease cretinism.
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Cretin

Victim of severe congenital thyroid deficiency, causing physical and mental retardation.
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