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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. insanely irresponsible;
- Example: "an idiotic idea"
[syn: crackbrained, idiotic]

2. incongruous;inviting ridicule;
- Example: "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"
- Example: "that's a cockeyed idea"
- Example: "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"
- Example: "a contribution so small as to be laughable"
- Example: "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"
- Example: "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"
- Example: "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"
[syn: absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous]

3. having a mental age of three to seven years;
[syn: imbecile, imbecilic, idiotic]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Idiotic \Id`i*ot"ic\, Idiotical \Id`i*ot"ic*al\, a. [L. idioticus ignorant, Gr. ?: cf. F. idiotique. See Idiot.] 1. Common; simple. [Obs.] --Blackwall. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to, or like, an idiot; characterized by idiocy; foolish; fatuous; as, an idiotic person, speech, laugh, or action. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

idiotic adj 1: insanely irresponsible; "an idiotic idea" [syn: crackbrained, idiotic] 2: incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous" [syn: absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous] 3: having a mental age of three to seven years [syn: imbecile, imbecilic, idiotic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

78 Moby Thesaurus words for "idiotic": apish, arrested, asinine, babbling, backward, batty, befooled, beguiled, besotted, blithering, brainless, buffoonish, burbling, cockeyed, crackbrained, cracked, crazy, credulous, cretinistic, cretinous, daffy, daft, dazed, dithering, dizzy, doting, driveling, drooling, dumb, fatuitous, fatuous, flaky, fond, fool, foolheaded, foolish, fuddled, futile, gaga, goofy, gulled, half-baked, half-witted, imbecile, imbecilic, inane, inept, infatuated, insane, kooky, loony, mad, maudlin, maundering, mentally defective, mentally deficient, mentally handicapped, mentally retarded, mongoloid, moronic, not all there, nutty, retarded, sappy, screwy, senseless, sentimental, silly, simple, simpleminded, simpletonian, slobbering, stupid, subnormal, thoughtless, wacky, wet, witless