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

 im·be·cil·i·ty /ˌɪmbəˈsɪləti/

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

 im·be·cil·i·ty /ˌɪmbəˈsɪlətɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·be·cil·i·ty n.; pl. Imbecilities   The quality of being imbecile; weakness; feebleness, esp. of mind.
    Cruelty . . . argues not only a depravedness of nature, but also a meanness of courage and imbecility of mind.   --Sir W. Temple.
 Note:This term is used specifically to denote natural weakness of the mental faculties, affecting one's power to act reasonably or intelligently.
 Syn: -- Debility; infirmity; weakness; feebleness; impotence. See Debility.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: retardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an
      2: a stupid mistake [syn: stupidity, betise, folly, foolishness]