idiotize

[id-ee-uh-tahyz]

verb (used with object), id·i·ot·ized, id·i·ot·iz·ing.

to make a fool of; make idiotic.

Also especially British, id·i·ot·ise.

Origin of idiotize

First recorded in 1710–20; idiot + -ize
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