Imbecile

Learning disability

imbecile

[adj] - having a mental age of three to seven years
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Imbecile

Im'be·cile adjective [ Latin imbecillis , and imbecillus ; of unknown origin: confer French imbécile .] Destitute of strength, whether of body or mind; feeble; impotent; esp., mentally wea; feeble-minded; as, hospitals for the imbecile and insane. Syn. -- Weak; feeb...
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Imbecile

Im'be·cile noun One destitute of strength; esp., one of feeble mind.
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Imbecile

Im'be·cile transitive verb To weaken; to make imbecile; as, to imbecile men's courage. [ Obsolete] Jer. Taylor.
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imbecile

An obsolete term for a subclass of mental retardation or the individual classified therein. ... Origin: L. Imbecillus, weak, silly ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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imbecile

imbecilic adjective having a mental age of three to seven years
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Imbecile

• (n.) One destitute of strength; esp., one of feeble mind. • (v. t.) To weaken; to make imbecile; as, to imbecile men`s courage. • (a.) Destitute of strength, whether of body or mind; feeble; impotent; esp., mentally wea; feeble-minded; as, hospitals for the imbecile and insane.
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imbecile

Type: Term Pronunciation: im′bĕ-sil Definitions: 1. An obsolete term for a subclass of mental retardation or an individual classified therein.
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Imbecile

Imbecile was a medical category of people with moderate to severe intellectual disability, as well as a type of criminal. The term arises from the Latin word imbecillus, meaning weak, or weak-minded. It included people with an IQ of 21–50, between `moron` (IQ of 51–70) and `idiot` (IQ of 0–20). The meaning was further refined into mental...
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