of, relating to, or characteristic of an imbecile.
contemptibly stupid, silly, or inappropriate: an imbecilic suggestion.
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How to use imbecilic in a sentence
But aging Jonas also has the perhaps unintended effect of making his naiveté seem slightly imbecilic.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans | Kevin Fallon | August 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Again and again soldiers are referred to as animals, as cretins turned lunatic by such "senseless, imbecilic violence."
Obama is hardly a shallow academic scoring easy moral points with a pretty—if morally imbecilic—phrase.
I suppose we must accept some of the more imbecilic aspects of your warped genius.The Butterfly Kiss | Arthur Dekker Savage
He, Hunter, was the one who deserved execution for ever entrusting anything so important as the message to an imbecilic animal.--And Devious the Line of Duty | Tom Godwin
The idleness of the imbecile is always imbecilic, but the dreams of a poet have spells that enthrall.The Perfume of Eros: A Fifth Avenue Incident | Edgar Saltus
If stimulated by association with girls, he makes crude and imbecilic plans for conquest.The Criminal Imbecile | Henry Herbert Goddard
It needs no argument to show that all the rest of his conduct in leaving things as he did was imbecilic.The Criminal Imbecile | Henry Herbert Goddard