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Synonyms for imbecile
ˈɪm bə sɪl, -səl; esp. Brit. -ˌsil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit, retard(adj)

    a person of subnormal intelligence

    Synonyms:
    nitwit, moron, doofus, cretin, dimwit, idiot, changeling, retard, half-wit

    Antonyms:
    precocious

  2. imbecile, imbecilic, idiotic(adj)

    having a mental age of three to seven years

    Synonyms:
    ludicrous, absurd, laughable, nonsensical, idiotic, preposterous, ridiculous, cockeyed, derisory, imbecilic, crackbrained

    Antonyms:
    precocious

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imbecile

    Synonyms:
    foolish, idiotic, fatuous

    Antonyms:
    shrewd, sagacious, clever

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. imbecile(a.)

    Synonyms:
    weak, feeble, infirm, helpless, decrepit

  2. imbecile(a.)

    Synonyms:
    foolish, witless, drivelling, idiotic, fatuous

  3. imbecile(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dotard, feeble person

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    idiot, fool, moron, stupid, jerk, dumbass, assmunch, moonhead, silly, jackass

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