Origin of idiotic
Synonyms for idiotic
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Historical Examples of idiotically
Idiotically, he recalled being summoned before a traffic court, years back.
1713, from Late Latin idioticus "uneducated, ignorant," in classical Latin, "of an ordinary person," from Greek idiotikos "unprofessional, unskilled; not done by rules of art, unprofessional," from idiotes (see idiot). Idiotical is from 1640s. Related: Idiotically.