Definition of idiocy:
claptrap, garbage, fatuity, hooey, bunk, tommyrot, tomfoolery, lunacy, senselessness, applesauce, crap, zaniness, blather, bull, rigmarole, piffle, bilge, retardation, twaddle, trash, madness, imbecility, rubbish, incapacity, amentia, madness, poppycock, bunkum, malarkey, foolery, ability, drivel, insanity, knowledge.
absurdity (part of speech: noun)
- foolishness (part of speech: noun)
- "Anarchism and Other Essays", Emma Goldman.
She says she was married, an' her son is married, an' her father was married, too, an' you can't tell her that the way Mr. an' Mrs. Sperrit go on isn't suthin' pretty close to idiocy even if it ain't the whole thing."- "Susan Clegg and a Man in the House", Anne Warner.
- "Out of Doors--California and Oregon", J. A. Graves.