Synonyms for Imbecile:
•stupid, foolish (adjective)
backward, imbecilic, simple.
n.backward, cabbage, cripple, dwarf, humpback, hunchback, lunatic, madman, madwoman. ability, cow, deadhead, ding-dong, dip, dork, gander, goof, goose, jerk, nerd, ninny, schmuck, simple, spastic, tomfool, turkey, wanker, Mooncalf, schmo, softhead. •fool (noun)
blockhead, bonehead, bungler, clod, cretin, dimwit, dolt, dullard, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fool, half-wit, ignoramus, loon, moron, nincompoop, nitwit, simpleton, crackpot, chuckle-head, knuckle-head, lame-brain, meathead.
birdbrain, buffoon, scatterbrain.
changeling, cretin, half-wit, imbecilic, moron, unintelligent.
•stupid person (noun)
•very stupid person (noun)
birdbrain, dimwit, dolt, dummy, dunce, fool, jerk, moron, simpleton.
cabbage, ding-dong, humpback, hunchback, madman, madwoman, nerd, ninny, schmuck, spastic, tomfool, schmo, softhead. goof, goose, lunatic, turkey, Mooncalf. cripple, dwarf, gander. backward. simple. •Other relevant words:
ability, backward, cabbage, changeling, cow, cripple, deadhead, ding-dong, dip, dork, dwarf, gander, goof, goose, humpback, hunchback, imbecilic, jerk, lunatic, madman, madwoman, nerd, ninny, schmuck, simple, spastic, tomfool, turkey, unintelligent, wanker, Mooncalf, schmo, softhead.
Usage examples for imbecile
The labor union has two difficulties; the first one is that it began to make a labor scale for all classes on a par, and they scale down a man that can earn five dollars a day to two and a half a day, in order to level up to him an imbecile that cannot earn fifty cents a day. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein