- feebleminded [adj] mentally handicapped dim-witted, dull-witted, dumb, half-witted, imbecilic, moronic, retarded, simple, slow, soft in the head, stupid, unintelligent, weakminded; concepts 402,548
New thesaurus. 2014.
New thesaurus. 2014.
feebleminded — [fē′bəlmīn΄did] adj. 1. mentally retarded; subnormal in intelligence: term no longer used in psychology 2. Rare having a weak will; irresolute feeblemindedly adv. feeblemindedness n. * * * … Universalium
feebleminded — 1530s; see FEEBLE (Cf. feeble) + MIND (Cf. mind). Related: Feeblemindedness … Etymology dictionary
feebleminded — [fē′bəlmīn΄did] adj. 1. mentally retarded; subnormal in intelligence: term no longer used in psychology 2. Rare having a weak will; irresolute feeblemindedly adv. feeblemindedness n … English World dictionary
feebleminded — adjective Date: 1534 1. obsolete irresolute, vacillating 2. mentally deficient 3. foolish, stupid • feeblemindedly adverb • feeblemindedness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
feebleminded — fee·ble·mind·ed .fē bəl mīn dəd adj mentally deficient fee·ble·mind·ed·ly adv fee·ble·mind·ed·ness n … Medical dictionary
feebleminded — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. stupid, weak minded, unintelligent. See ignorance. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. mentally retarded, slow, dull witted, imbecilic, stupid, dumb, moronic, *weak in the head, subnormal, *airheaded,… … English dictionary for students
feebleminded — adj. dim witted, lacking intelligence, stupid … English contemporary dictionary
feebleminded — adjective retarded in intellectual development • Syn: ↑backward, ↑half witted, ↑slow witted • Similar to: ↑retarded • Derivationally related forms: ↑feeblemindedness, ↑slow … Useful english dictionary
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