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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·be·cile /ˈɪmbəsəl, ˌsɪl/
 (a.)低能的,愚鈍的,虛弱的低能者,痴呆,愚蠢者

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 im·be·cile /ˈɪmbəsəl, ˌsɪl/ 名詞
 低能兒,癡愚者

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·be·cile a.  Destitute of strength, whether of body or mind; feeble; impotent; esp., mentally wea; feeble-minded; as, hospitals for the imbecile and insane.
 Syn: -- Weak; feeble; feeble-minded; idiotic.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·be·cile, n.
 1. One destitute of strength; esp., one of feeble mind; -- sometimes used as a pejorative term.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·be·cile, v. t. To weaken; to make imbecile; as, to imbecile men's courage. [Obs.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 imbecile
      adj : having a mental age of three to seven years [syn: imbecilic,
             idiotic]
      n : a person of subnormal intelligence [syn: idiot, cretin,
          moron, changeling, half-wit, retard]