Definition of cretinous:
Synonyms for cretinous:
foolish (part of speech: adjective)
- unintellectual (part of speech: adjective)
On the other hand, certain bodies and sources of inland water hold something deleterious to the thyroid, so that whole populations in Europe, Asia and America drinking such water have become goitrous and cretinous, and a large percentage straight imbeciles.- "The Glands Regulating Personality", Louis Berman, M.D..
- "Hills and the Sea", H. Belloc.
- "Feminism and Sex-Extinction", Arabella Kenealy.