imbecile

442 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɪmbˈɛsa͡ɪl], [ɪmbˈɛsa‍ɪl], [ɪ_m_b_ˈɛ_s_aɪ_l]
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Synonyms for Imbecile:

fool (noun)

blockhead, bonehead, bungler, chuckle-head, clod, crackpot, cretin, dimwit, dolt, dullard, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fool, half-wit, idiot, ignoramus, knuckle-head, lame-brain, loon, meathead, moron, nincompoop, nitwit, simpleton.

ignoramus (noun)

birdbrain, buffoon, scatterbrain.

Other synonyms and related words:

Boeotian, Burk, Chucklehead, Clodpoll, Daffy, Git, Gulled, Hardhead, Mome, Mooncalf, Ninnyhammer, Noddy, Pooped, Psychology retardate, SIMP, Stupe, Weak-minded, abate, ability, absurd, addle-headed, addle-pated, addled, aged, ament, amputee, anaemic, anemic, anile, apish, arrested, asinine, asthenic, attenuate, babbler, babbling, backward, badaud, batty, be imbecile, be uncertain, befooled, beguiled, berk, besot, besotted, bewildered, bird-brained, blatant, blithering, bloodless, boneheaded, boob, booby, boofhead, born fool, bovine, brain dead, brainless, break, bubblehead, buffoonish, burbling, cabbage, changeling, chicken, childish, chowderhead, chump, clodpate, clodpole, clot, clown, cockeyed, congenital idiot, cow, cowardly, crackbrained, cracked, crazy, credulous, creep, cretinistic, cretinous, cripple, cuckoo, daft, dazed, deadhead, debilitated, decrepit, defective, deformity, demented, demoralized, dense, depress, deranged, derisory, dim, dim-wit, dim-witted, diminish, ding-a-ling, ding-dong, dingbat, dip, dippy, disable, disabled, disjointed, disturbed person, dithering, dizzard, dizzy, doltish, done up, donkey, doodle, doofus, dopey, dork, dotard, dote, doting, dozy, drivel, driveling, drooling, drooping, droopy, dull, dull-witted, dum-dum, dumb, dumb animal, dumb-bell, dumbhead, dumbo, dummkopf, dunderhead, dunderpate, dupe, dwarf, dweeb, effete, emasculate, empty-headed, enervate, enfeebled, etiolated, exhausted, fade, fail, faint, faintish, farcical, fat-head, fathead, fatherless, fatuitous, fatuous, feather-brain, feather-brained, feather-headed, featherheaded, feeble, feeble-minded, feebleminded, flabby, flaccid, flake, flaky, floppy, fond, foolheaded, foolish, fuddled, futile, gaby, gaga, gander, golem, gomerel, gone, goof, goofy, goon, goose, goosecap, graveled, gray, gull, gutless, half-baked, half-witted, halfwit, halfwitted, handicapped, handicapped person, hare-brained, have a devil, have no sense, helpless, hoddy-doddy, hors de combat, humpback, hunchback, idiotic, illogical, imbecilic, impair, impotent, in difficulty, inane, incapable, incongruous, inept, infatuated, infirm, insane, irrational, jay, jerky, juggins, know-nothing, kooky, lagging, lamebrain, languid, languish, languorous, laughable, lessen, limber, limp, listless, loggerhead, looby, loony, lose one, ludicrous, lummox, lump, lumpish, lunatic, lunkhead, lustless, mad, mad person, madman, madperson, madwoman, marrowless, maudlin, maundering, meaningless, meat-head, mellow, mentally defective, mentally deficient, mentally handicapped, mentally ill, mentally retarded, midget, mindless, mongoloid, mongoloid idiot, moronic, muddle-headed, muggins, mutt, naive, natural, natural idiot, natural-born fool, nerd, nerveless, neutralize, niais, nimrod, ninny, ninny-hammer, nit, nitwitted, nizy, nonny, nonsensical, noodle, not all there, not difficult, numbskull, numskull, nuts, nutter, nutty, oaf, obtuse, off his rocker, out of gear, out of joint, outlandish, owl, ox-like, palsied, paralytic, paralyzed, paraplegic, pea-brained, pillock, pinhead, pinheaded, pithless, pointless, powerless, prat, preposterous, pretty fellow, psycho, purposeless, quadriplegic, radoteur, ramble, ratbag, rattle-brain, rattle-brained, rattle-headed, rave, reduce, relax, ridiculous, ripe, risible, rubbery, rudderless, s head, sap, sapless, sappy, schlub, schmo, schmuck, screwy, senile, senseless, sentimental, shake, shattered, silly, silly billy, silly fools, simple, simple-minded, simpleminded, simpletonian, sinewless, slack, slobbering, slow, slow-witted, soft, soften, softhead, sottish, spastic, spineless, square beam, stolid, strengthless, stupid person, subnormal, thick, thick-witted, thickhead, thickheaded, thimble-wit, thimble-witted, thoughtless, tomfool, trainable mentally handicapped, trifler, turkey, twerp, twirp, twit, undermine, unfriended, unhardened, unhinged, unintelligent, unnerved, unprogressive, unstrung, vacant, vegetable, wacky, wander, wanker, water-logged, weak, weaken, weakly, wet, wild, wilt, wiseacre, witless, witling, woodenhead, wrinkled, yahoo, yo-yo, zany, zombi.

Quotes for Imbecile:

  1. Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile Albert Schweitzer.
  2. To be able to write a play a man must be sensitive, imaginative, naive, gullible, passionate; he must be something of an imbecile something of a poet, something of a liar, something of a damn fool. Robert E. Sherwood.
  3. An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark- that is critical genius. Billy Wilder.