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Definition of imbecile:

  1. Destitute of strength, whether of body or mind; feeble; impotent; esp., mentally wea; feeble- minded; as, hospitals for the imbecile and insane.
  2. One destitute of strength; esp., one of feeble mind.
  3. To weaken; to make imbecile; as, to imbecile men's courage.

Synonyms:

retard, softhead, doofus, humpback, cockeyed, ludicrous, ridiculous, hunchback, wanker, gander, backward, cow, madman, ding-dong, deadhead, half-wit, preposterous, unintelligent, crackbrained, nerd, ninny, schmo, tomfool, nonsensical, dork, idiot, idiotic, absurd, turkey, dipstick, cabbage, madwoman, simple, schmuck, goof, dip, dwarf, laughable, ability, mooncalf, goose, imbecilic, changeling, derisory, cretin, jerk, spastic, moron, stupid, cripple, lunatic.

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