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idiotic

[ id-ee-ot-ik ]
/ ˌɪd iˈɒt ɪk /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of an idiot.
senselessly foolish or stupid: an idiotic remark.
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Also id·i·ot·i·cal .

Origin of idiotic

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

OTHER WORDS FROM idiotic

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 of idiotic

idiotically, adverbidioticalness, noun
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