- (not in technical usage) severe mental retardation
- foolishness or senselessness; stupidity
- a foolish act or remark
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, abject stupidity
Example Sentences Including 'idiocy'
At first, Anna's old impatience flickered at the idiocy of it all.
In Love and War
The bomb was her species ' ultimate idiocy , but it might justify its existence if it was quick in its detonation.
THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
Such ridiculous idiocy , and to write a note, one simply does not behave that way.
A Death in the Family