Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or afflicted with cretinism

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling, in symptoms, a cretin.

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Examples

  • This eleven year old girl had a successful removal of her thyroid, but afterwards she became very tired, showed no signs of initiative and became cretinoid.

    Emil Theodor Kocher

  • Nine years after the operation she stopped growing and became cretinoid.

    Emil Theodor Kocher

  • I had devoted no more than a footnote to Paul Buhle, who had ludicrously described Karl Kautsky, Louis Althusser, and Harry Pollitt as "cretinoid intellectuals of Europe."

    Revisiting American Communism: An Exchange

  • It has been shown experimentally in various ways that the necessary elements of the secretion can be furnished by feeding with the gland or its extracts, and that the cretinoid or myxedematous conditions could thus be cured or prevented.

    The Evolution of Modern Medicine

  • The disease was first described by Sir William Gull as a cretinoid change, and later by William Ord of London, who suggested the name.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • William Gull as a cretinoid change, and later by William Ord of London, who suggested the name.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • If I did not think that what the British State is deliberately trying to do, to turn 70 million people into cretinoid uncritical enslaved barnyard animals, on purpose and via long-term strategic (and focussed) planning, I would think it was merely funny … …. it can dictate a "policy" about how our bodies go about interacting with other bodies.

    The Libertarian Alliance: BLOG

  • All I could get is this cretinoid page written by some Al Bundy who couldn't possibly think of a proxy with authentication as one of the reasons to fail:

    Planète Béranger v3

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