from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Deficient in intelligence. No longer in scientific use.
- adjective Exhibiting a marked lack of intelligent consideration and forethought.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Weak in mind.
- Lacking intelligence; idiotic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Weak in intellectual power; wanting firmness or constancy; irresolute; vacillating; imbecile.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Weak in
intellectualpower; wanting firmnessor constancy; lacking intelligence; irresolute; vacillating; imbecile.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective retarded in intellectual development
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Italian hound; Andy Pay and Mulligan Jacobs, the bitter ones; the three topaz-eyed dreamers, who are unclassifiable; Isaac Chantz, the wounded Jew; Bob, the overgrown dolt; the feeble-minded Faun, lung-wounded;
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But these looked as if they were all lunatic or feeble-minded.
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What the increasingly feeble-minded conservative movement fails to realize is that shoddy amateur video exposing bored non-profit workers is a hell of a lot less explosive than 4 guys trying to bug the office of a sitting United States Senator.
If Jake Knotts 'constituents are as feeble-minded as he obviously is, God help South Carolina!
For American civilians serving in Afghanistan, the last stop before they ship out to Kabul or Kandahar is a dilapidated, vaguely foreboding institution that once served as a farm colony for “feeble-minded” boys, and later was a state mental hospital.
One commonality she did have with eugenicists was her support for forced sterilization for the “feeble-minded.”
Conservative operatives have whipped their feeble-minded drones into a frenzy and unleashed them upon the world to spread fear and misinformation.
It is not just thugs who like blasphemy laws, but acquiescent, feeble-minded, compliants
The majority of the country is not going to vote for a feeble-minded thinker like you. hobart
Scientific hypotheses about the feeble-minded and the criminal type will supply the masters of the modern world with more and more excuses for denying the dogma of equality in the case of white labour as well as black.