Origin of imbecile
OTHER WORDS FROM imbecileim·be·cil·ic, adjectiveim·be·cile·ly, adverb
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How to use imbecile in a sentence
He pointed to unvaccinated people who are “clogging” up overwhelmed hospitals, calling them “imbeciles” and “nut jobs” and suggesting that doctors and nurses not treat those who have not taken a coronavirus vaccine.Howard Stern blasts unvaccinated Americans, casting vaccine mandate as ‘freedom to live’|Timothy Bella|September 9, 2021|Washington Post
Of all the problems in this country, that is what this imbecile is focused on.Jimmy Kimmel Drags Marjorie Taylor Greene Over Idiotic Anti-Mask Stunt|William Vaillancourt|May 21, 2021|The Daily Beast
I was hooked: Beckham was a brilliant imbecile, and England was my squad.
In his youth, however, though too imbecile for study or for business, he was not incapable of being amused.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
He just wrote things, things that he thought were adequately imbecile, and shot them into letter-boxes.The Creators|May Sinclair
Good people, especially good women of the old type, would all counsel the imbecile sacrifice.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
Imbecile children are to be kept in the workhouse till they are five years old, and may then be sent to the asylum at Darenth.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
You, poor imbecile, who carry under your hauberk four relics blessed by the Pope!