idiotic

[ id-ee-ot-ik ]
/ ˌɪd iˈɒt ɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of an idiot.
senselessly foolish or stupid: an idiotic remark.
Also id·i·ot·i·cal.

Origin of idiotic

1705–15; < Late Latin idiōticus < Greek idiōtikós private, ignorant. See idiot, -ic

Related forms

id·i·ot·i·cal·ly, adverbid·i·ot·i·cal·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for idiotic

idiotic

/ (ˌɪdɪˈɒtɪk) /

adjective

of or resembling an idiot; foolish; senseless

Derived Forms

idiotically, adverbidioticalness, noun
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