Meaning of imbecility in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪmbɪˈsɪlɪti/

Translate imbecility into Spanish

nounplural noun imbecilities

See imbecile

‘There's enough manic imbecility, though, to maintain the film's screwball tone.’
  • ‘If you are going to employ men to build a wall, and if those men are to be treated simple as tools, it is imbecility to make such a design for your wall as depends upon your having masons who are artists.’
  • ‘But these are checked by dispiriting reflections on my melancholy temper and imbecility of mind.’
  • ‘Such organizations, of course, must have leaders; there must be men in them whose ignorance and imbecility are measurably less abject than the ignorance and imbecility of the average.’
  • ‘It's also supposed to have vaguely defined ‘therapeutic’ qualities, most palpably felt at this point on Christmas Day as a warm, woozy sort of imbecility.’