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mentally handicapped

  • 1 anormal

    adj.
    1 abnormal.
    2 subnormal (subnormal).
    f. & m.
    subnormal person (person).
    * * *
    1 (no normal) abnormal
    2 (inhabitual) unusual
    3 MEDICINA subnormal
    1 MEDICINA subnormal person
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=no normal) abnormal
    2) * (=imbécil) silly, cretinous
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo abnormal
    II
    masculino y femenino (fam) idiot
    * * *
    = anomalous, abnormal, deviant, arse, dumbbell, retard.
    Ex. Similarly anomalous paper may also be found when a whole sheet has been cancelled and reprinted.
    Ex. There was nothing malevolent in her response or in her look; she simply stated it as if it was the most natural thing in the world, not in the least abnormal.
    Ex. The author examines why a deviant news story such as 'Man bites dog' is more memorable than 'Dog bites man'.
    Ex. In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex. The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a 'lemon and a retard'.
    ----
    * anormal para la época del año = unseasonably.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo abnormal
    II
    masculino y femenino (fam) idiot
    * * *
    = anomalous, abnormal, deviant, arse, dumbbell, retard.

    Ex: Similarly anomalous paper may also be found when a whole sheet has been cancelled and reprinted.

    Ex: There was nothing malevolent in her response or in her look; she simply stated it as if it was the most natural thing in the world, not in the least abnormal.
    Ex: The author examines why a deviant news story such as 'Man bites dog' is more memorable than 'Dog bites man'.
    Ex: In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a 'lemon and a retard'.
    * anormal para la época del año = unseasonably.

    * * *
    1 ‹comportamiento› abnormal
    no seas anormal ( fam); don't be so stupid
    2 ‹situación› abnormal
    ( fam)
    idiot
    este anormal los dejó salir solos this stupid idiot let them go out on their own
    * * *

    anormal adjetivo
    abnormal
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino (fam) idiot
    anormal
    I adjetivo
    1 abnormal
    2 (inhabitual) unusual
    3 Med mentally handicapped
    II mf Med mentally handicapped person
    ' anormal' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    extraordinaria
    - extraordinario
    English:
    abnormal
    - defective
    - irregular
    - unnatural
    - deviant
    * * *
    adj
    1. [anómalo] abnormal
    2. [subnormal] subnormal
    3. Fam [como insulto] moronic;
    no seas anormal don't be such a moron
    nmf
    1. [persona] subnormal person
    2. Fam [como insulto] moron
    * * *
    adj abnormal
    * * *
    anormal adj
    : abnormal
    anormalmente adv
    * * *
    anormal adj abnormal

    Spanish-English dictionary > anormal

  • 2 cretino1

    1 = moron, cretin.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.

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  • 3 deficiencia

    f.
    1 deficiency, shortcoming (defecto).
    2 impairment.
    * * *
    1 (defecto) deficiency, defect, shortcoming
    \
    deficiencia mental mental deficiency
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=defecto) defect (de in, of)
    2) (=falta) deficiency

    deficiencia mental, deficiencia psíquica — mental deficiency, mental handicap

    * * *
    a) ( defecto) fault
    b) ( insuficiencia) deficiency
    * * *
    = deficiency, failing, shortcoming, shortfall [short-fall], weakness, impairment.
    Ex. In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.
    Ex. No supervisor should be a tiresome nag, but the achievements and failings of a persons's performance deserves mention in a constructive way at timely, regular intervals.
    Ex. He wrote to James explaining the shortcomings of his catalog.
    Ex. It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex. The strengths and weaknesses of natural language indexing derive from this basic characteristic.
    Ex. A well-designed multimodal application can be used by people with a wide variety of impairments.
    ----
    * corregir deficiencias = correct + deficiencies.
    * deficiencia auditiva = hearing disorder, hearing impairment, hearing disability.
    * deficiencia cognitiva = cognitive impairment.
    * deficiencia mental = mental deficiency.
    * deficiencias = rough edges.
    * deficiencias en el aprendizaje = learning disability.
    * deficiencia visual = visual impairment, visual disability.
    * deficiencia vitamínica = vitamin deficiency.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * presentar deficiencias = fall + short.
    * superar una deficiencia = overcome + weakness.
    * * *
    a) ( defecto) fault
    b) ( insuficiencia) deficiency
    * * *
    = deficiency, failing, shortcoming, shortfall [short-fall], weakness, impairment.

    Ex: In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.

    Ex: No supervisor should be a tiresome nag, but the achievements and failings of a persons's performance deserves mention in a constructive way at timely, regular intervals.
    Ex: He wrote to James explaining the shortcomings of his catalog.
    Ex: It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex: The strengths and weaknesses of natural language indexing derive from this basic characteristic.
    Ex: A well-designed multimodal application can be used by people with a wide variety of impairments.
    * corregir deficiencias = correct + deficiencies.
    * deficiencia auditiva = hearing disorder, hearing impairment, hearing disability.
    * deficiencia cognitiva = cognitive impairment.
    * deficiencia mental = mental deficiency.
    * deficiencias = rough edges.
    * deficiencias en el aprendizaje = learning disability.
    * deficiencia visual = visual impairment, visual disability.
    * deficiencia vitamínica = vitamin deficiency.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * presentar deficiencias = fall + short.
    * superar una deficiencia = overcome + weakness.

    * * *
    1 (defecto) fault
    deficiencias técnicas technical faults o defects
    2 (insuficiencia) deficiency
    el trabajo presenta serias deficiencias the work has serious shortcomings o deficiencies
    una deficiencia en el sistema de seguridad a weakness o flaw o shortcoming in the security system
    deficiencias en nuestra alimentación deficiencies in our diet
    deficiencia inmunológica immune deficiency
    Compuesto:
    mental handicap
    * * *

    deficiencia sustantivo femenino

    b) (insuficiencia alimentaria, inmunológica) deficiency

    deficiencia sustantivo femenino deficiency, shortcoming
    deficiencia mental, mental handicap
    deficiencia respiratoria, respiratory failure
    ' deficiencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    compensar
    - suplir
    English:
    feeble-mindedness
    - deficiency
    - short
    * * *
    1. [defecto] deficiency, shortcoming;
    grandes deficiencias en el servicio de correos serious deficiencies in the postal service;
    deficiencias técnicas technical faults;
    el plan presenta notables deficiencias the plan has major shortcomings o flaws
    2. [insuficiencia] lack;
    deficiencia de medios insufficient means
    deficiencia inmunológica immunological deficiency;
    deficiencia mental mental deficiency
    * * *
    f deficiency;
    con deficiencia auditiva with a hearing problem
    * * *
    : deficiency, flaw

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  • 4 deficiente

    adj.
    1 deficient (defectuoso) (producto, cantidad, persona).
    2 poor, unsatisfactory (mediocre).
    3 handicapped.
    f. & m.
    1 mentally handicapped person.
    2 poor grade.
    * * *
    1 (defectuoso) deficient, faulty
    2 (insuficiente) lacking, insufficient
    1 mentally retarded person
    \
    deficiente mental mentally retarded person
    * * *
    noun mf.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=imperfecto) [mercancía, motor] defective; [sistema, estructura] inadequate
    2) (=falto) deficient (en in)
    2.
    SMF

    deficiente mental, deficiente psíquico — mentally handicapped person

    * * *
    I
    a) ( insuficiente) poor, inadequate
    b) ( insatisfactorio) < trabajo> poor, inadequate; < salud> poor; < inteligencia> low
    II
    masculino y femenino ( persona) tb
    * * *
    = deficient, poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], flawed, defective.
    Ex. Product liability laws allow the customer to sue for damage because of deficient or incorrent documentation.
    Ex. Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex. Librarians should welcome this document, which is nonetheless considered flawed = Los bibliotecarios deberían acoger bien este documento, aunque se considera defectuoso.
    Ex. The learning of these people is very defective, consisting only of morality, history, poetry and mathematics.
    ----
    * de deficiente calidad = of poor quality.
    * deficiente mental = mentally deficient.
    * deficientes visuales, los = visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * ser deficiente = be wanting.
    * * *
    I
    a) ( insuficiente) poor, inadequate
    b) ( insatisfactorio) < trabajo> poor, inadequate; < salud> poor; < inteligencia> low
    II
    masculino y femenino ( persona) tb
    * * *
    = deficient, poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], flawed, defective.

    Ex: Product liability laws allow the customer to sue for damage because of deficient or incorrent documentation.

    Ex: Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex: Librarians should welcome this document, which is nonetheless considered flawed = Los bibliotecarios deberían acoger bien este documento, aunque se considera defectuoso.
    Ex: The learning of these people is very defective, consisting only of morality, history, poetry and mathematics.
    * de deficiente calidad = of poor quality.
    * deficiente mental = mentally deficient.
    * deficientes visuales, los = visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * ser deficiente = be wanting.

    * * *
    1 (insuficiente) poor, inadequate deficiente EN algo deficient IN sth
    una alimentación deficiente en vitaminas a diet deficient o lacking in vitamins
    su conocimiento de la materia es deficiente his knowledge of the subject is inadequate o poor, he does not know enough about the subject
    2 (insatisfactorio) ‹trabajo› poor, inadequate; ‹salud› poor; ‹inteligencia› low
    el deficiente estado de las carreteras the poor o unsatisfactory state of the roads
    deficiente mental mentally handicapped person
    nos tratan como si fuéramos deficientes mentales they treat us as if we were subnormal
    B
    * * *

    deficiente adjetivo
    poor, inadequate;
    salud poor;
    deficiente en algo deficient in sth
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino ( persona) tb

    ■ sustantivo masculino ( calificación) poor
    deficiente
    I adjetivo deficient
    II mf mentally handicapped person
    III m Educ fail

    ' deficiente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    challenged
    - deficient
    - feeble-minded
    - substandard
    - wanting
    - incompetent
    * * *
    adj
    1. [defectuoso] [producto] deficient;
    [audición, vista] defective
    2. [insuficiente] [cantidad] insufficient, inadequate;
    [nutrición, dieta, aporte vitamínico] deficient, inadequate
    3. [persona] handicapped;
    las personas deficientes the handicapped
    4. [mediocre] poor, unsatisfactory;
    el deficiente estado de las instalaciones the unsatisfactory state of the facilities
    nmf
    deficiente (mental) mentally handicapped person
    nm
    [nota]
    muy deficiente very poor, US ≈ F
    * * *
    I adj
    1 dieta deficient
    2 ( insatisfactorio) inadequate
    II m/f mentally handicapped person
    * * *
    : deficient
    * * *
    deficiente adj inadequate / poor

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  • 5 demostrar de un modo contundente

    (v.) = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt
    Ex. The Parry Report has demonstrated beyond all doubt how critical to the functioning of a university, both as a seat of learning and a centre of research, an effective library is.
    Ex. OCLC has demonstrated beyond any doubt that the computer can be successfully applied to traditional library problems with the most positive results.
    Ex. Educational professionals have proven beyond doubt that intellectual and physical stimuli can vastly improve the quality of life of mentally handicapped adults.
    Ex. It has been proved beyond all doubt that sharing books with babies is not only desirable but vital.
    * * *
    (v.) = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt

    Ex: The Parry Report has demonstrated beyond all doubt how critical to the functioning of a university, both as a seat of learning and a centre of research, an effective library is.

    Ex: OCLC has demonstrated beyond any doubt that the computer can be successfully applied to traditional library problems with the most positive results.
    Ex: Educational professionals have proven beyond doubt that intellectual and physical stimuli can vastly improve the quality of life of mentally handicapped adults.
    Ex: It has been proved beyond all doubt that sharing books with babies is not only desirable but vital.

    Spanish-English dictionary > demostrar de un modo contundente

  • 6 demostrar sin ninguna duda

    (v.) = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt
    Ex. OCLC has demonstrated beyond any doubt that the computer can be successfully applied to traditional library problems with the most positive results.
    Ex. Educational professionals have proven beyond doubt that intellectual and physical stimuli can vastly improve the quality of life of mentally handicapped adults.
    Ex. Educational professionals have proven beyond doubt that intellectual and physical stimuli can vastly improve the quality of life of mentally handicapped adults.
    Ex. It has been proved beyond all doubt that sharing books with babies is not only desirable but vital.
    * * *
    (v.) = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt

    Ex: OCLC has demonstrated beyond any doubt that the computer can be successfully applied to traditional library problems with the most positive results.

    Ex: Educational professionals have proven beyond doubt that intellectual and physical stimuli can vastly improve the quality of life of mentally handicapped adults.
    Ex: Educational professionals have proven beyond doubt that intellectual and physical stimuli can vastly improve the quality of life of mentally handicapped adults.
    Ex: It has been proved beyond all doubt that sharing books with babies is not only desirable but vital.

    Spanish-English dictionary > demostrar sin ninguna duda

  • 7 demostrar sin ningún género de duda

    (v.) = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt
    Ex. The Parry Report has demonstrated beyond all doubt how critical to the functioning of a university, both as a seat of learning and a centre of research, an effective library is.
    Ex. It's also important, as Ben-Ami Lipetz's catalog use study at Yale University emphatically demonstrated, to get that information distributed fast.
    Ex. OCLC has demonstrated beyond any doubt that the computer can be successfully applied to traditional library problems with the most positive results.
    Ex. Educational professionals have proven beyond doubt that intellectual and physical stimuli can vastly improve the quality of life of mentally handicapped adults.
    Ex. It has been proved beyond all doubt that sharing books with babies is not only desirable but vital.
    * * *
    (v.) = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt

    Ex: The Parry Report has demonstrated beyond all doubt how critical to the functioning of a university, both as a seat of learning and a centre of research, an effective library is.

    Ex: It's also important, as Ben-Ami Lipetz's catalog use study at Yale University emphatically demonstrated, to get that information distributed fast.
    Ex: OCLC has demonstrated beyond any doubt that the computer can be successfully applied to traditional library problems with the most positive results.
    Ex: Educational professionals have proven beyond doubt that intellectual and physical stimuli can vastly improve the quality of life of mentally handicapped adults.
    Ex: It has been proved beyond all doubt that sharing books with babies is not only desirable but vital.

    Spanish-English dictionary > demostrar sin ningún género de duda

  • 8 discapacitado

    adj.
    disabled, impaired.
    * * *
    1 handicapped, disabled
    * * *
    (f. - discapacitada)
    adj.
    * * *
    discapacitado, -a
    1.
    ADJ incapacitated, disabled
    2.

    discapacitado/a psíquico/a — mentally disabled person

    * * *
    - da masculino, femenino disabled person, handicapped person

    los discapacitados — the disabled, handicapped people

    discapacitado físico/psíquico — physically/mentally handicapped person

    * * *
    = handicapped, disabled.
    Ex. Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.
    Ex. Reference services for disabled students require not only traditional, directional and informational assistance, but also physical assistance.
    ----
    * discapacitados = handicapped people.
    * discapacitados, los = disabled people, handicapped, the, disabled, the.
    * discapacitados visuales, los = visually impaired, the.
    * mentalmente discapacitado = mentally handicapped.
    * no discapacitado = able-bodied.
    * * *
    - da masculino, femenino disabled person, handicapped person

    los discapacitados — the disabled, handicapped people

    discapacitado físico/psíquico — physically/mentally handicapped person

    * * *
    = handicapped, disabled.

    Ex: Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.

    Ex: Reference services for disabled students require not only traditional, directional and informational assistance, but also physical assistance.
    * discapacitados = handicapped people.
    * discapacitados, los = disabled people, handicapped, the, disabled, the.
    * discapacitados visuales, los = visually impaired, the.
    * mentalmente discapacitado = mentally handicapped.
    * no discapacitado = able-bodied.

    * * *
    handicapped, disabled, differently abled
    masculine, feminine
    disabled person, handicapped person, differently abled person
    los discapacitados the disabled, handicapped people, those who are differently abled
    discapacitado físico/psíquico physically/mentally handicapped person, differently abled person
    * * *

    discapacitado
    ◊ -da sustantivo masculino, femenino

    disabled person, handicapped person
    discapacitado,-a
    I sustantivo masculino y femenino disabled o handicapped person
    un discapacitado físico, a physically handicapped person
    II adjetivo disabled, handicapped

    ' discapacitado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    discapacitada
    English:
    able
    - disabled
    - handicapped
    * * *
    discapacitado, -a
    adj
    disabled, handicapped
    nm,f
    disabled o handicapped person;
    los discapacitados the disabled, the handicapped, disabled o handicapped people;
    un discapacitado físico/psíquico a physically/mentally handicapped o disabled person
    * * *
    I adj disabled
    II m, discapacitada f disabled person
    * * *
    discapacitado, -da adj
    : disabled, handicapped
    : disabled person, handicapped person
    * * *
    discapacitado adj disabled

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  • 9 disminuido

    adj.
    diminished, decreased.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: disminuir.
    * * *
    1→ link=disminuir disminuir
    1 disabled
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 disabled person
    1 the disabled
    * * *
    disminuido, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=achicado) inadequate
    2) (Med) handicapped
    3) (Econ) [intervalo, valor] diminished
    2.
    SM / F (Med) handicapped person

    disminuido/a físico/a — physically handicapped person

    disminuido/a psíquico/a — mentally handicapped person

    disminuido/a visual — visually handicapped person

    * * *
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    Ex. Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.
    ----
    * disminuidos físicos, los = physically handicapped, the, physically disabled, the.
    * disminuido síquico = mentally handicapped.
    * disminuidos síquicos, los = mentally handicapped, the.
    * * *
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *

    Ex: Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.

    * disminuidos físicos, los = physically handicapped, the, physically disabled, the.
    * disminuido síquico = mentally handicapped.
    * disminuidos síquicos, los = mentally handicapped, the.

    * * *
    A ‹intervalo/valor› diminished
    B (insignificante) inadequate
    se siente muy disminuido he feels very inadequate
    masculine, feminine
    physically handicapped person ( o man etc), disabled person ( o man etc)
    hoy se celebrará el cross para disminuidos the cross country race for the disabled takes place today
    disminuido psíquico mentally handicapped person ( o man etc)
    disminuido físico physically handicapped person ( o man etc)
    * * *

    Del verbo disminuir: ( conjugate disminuir)

    disminuido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    disminuido    
    disminuir
    disminuido
    ◊ -da sustantivo masculino, femenino: disminuido psíquico/físico mentally/physically handicapped person

    disminuir ( conjugate disminuir) verbo intransitivo ( menguar) [número/cantidad] to decrease, fall;

    [precios/temperaturas] to drop, fall;
    [ dolor] to diminish, lessen
    verbo transitivo ( reducir) ‹gastos/producción to cut back on;
    impuestos to cut;
    velocidad/número/cantidad to reduce
    disminuido,-a adjetivo handicapped
    disminuir
    I verbo transitivo to reduce: esto disminuye sus probabilidades de entrar en la Universidad, this lowers his chances of admission to the University
    II verbo intransitivo to diminish: el calor ha disminuido, the heat has lessened
    ' disminuido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    disminuir
    - disminuida
    English:
    handicapped
    - lighten
    - mentally handicapped
    - mentally
    * * *
    disminuido, -a
    adj
    handicapped
    nm,f
    handicapped person;
    un disminuido físico/psíquico a physically/mentally handicapped person;
    los disminuidos the handicapped
    * * *
    I adj handicapped
    II m, disminuida f handicapped person
    * * *
    1. (físico) disabled person [pl. people]
    2. (psíquico) mentally handicapped person

    Spanish-English dictionary > disminuido

  • 10 disminuido síquico

    Ex. Howerver, unlike a drunk, a person who is mentally ill or mentally handicapped will not normally be able to ratify a contract.
    * * *

    Ex: Howerver, unlike a drunk, a person who is mentally ill or mentally handicapped will not normally be able to ratify a contract.

    Spanish-English dictionary > disminuido síquico

  • 11 disminuidos síquicos, los

    = mentally handicapped, the
    Ex. This article discusses services offered by the library to the mentally and physically handicapped, to aphasic and dyslectic users, to visually handicapped university students and provision of talking books in foreign languages.

    Spanish-English dictionary > disminuidos síquicos, los

  • 12 enfermo

    adj.
    sick, ill, ailing, diseased.
    f. & m.
    sick person, patient, sufferer.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: enfermar.
    * * *
    1 sick, ill
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 sick person
    2 (paciente) patient
    \
    caer enfermo,-a to be taken ill
    poner enfermo,-a a alguien figurado to make somebody sick, make somebody ill
    ponerse enfermo,-a to be taken ill
    * * *
    1. (f. - enferma)
    noun
    sick person, patient
    2. (f. - enferma)
    adj.
    ill, sick
    * * *
    enfermo, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) ill, sick, unwell

    estar enfermo de gravedad o peligro — to be seriously o dangerously ill

    caer o ponerse enfermo — to fall ill (de with)

    2)

    estar enfermo(=encarcelado) Cono Sur ** to be in jail

    *
    2.
    SM / F [gen] sick person; [en hospital] patient

    enfermo/a terminal — terminal patient, terminally ill person

    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo
    a) (Med) ill, sick

    gravemente enfermo or enfermo de gravedad — seriously ill

    está enferma de los nerviosshe suffers with o has trouble with her nerves

    cayó or se puso enfermo — he fell o got ill, he got sick (AmE)

    poner enfermo a alguien — (fam) to get on somebody's nerves (colloq), to get somebody (colloq)

    b) (CS euf) ( con la menstruación)

    estoy enferma — I've got my period, it's the time of the month (euph)

    II
    - ma masculino, femenino
    * * *
    2 = poor health, sick, ill, poorly.
    Ex. Much of his later life he lived in reclusion, loneliness, poor health, and despair.
    Ex. Do not use the negative (e.g. use sick instead of not healthy).
    Ex. Leforte asked said Leforte with much curiosity and concern, 'Is anything wrong? Are you ill? Is there anything I can do?'.
    Ex. Tuan is his new father figure after his real dad sadly died after being poorly for a long time.
    ----
    * caer enfermo = become + ill, fall + ill, get + sick.
    * enfermo crónico = chronically ill.
    * enfermo de amor = lovesick, lovestricken.
    * enfermo físico = physically ill.
    * enfermo incurable = incurably ill.
    * enfermo mentalmente = mentally ill.
    * estar enfermo de amor = be lovesick.
    * fingir estar enfermo = malinger.
    * hacerse el enfermo = malinger.
    * ponerse enfermo = get + sick.
    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo
    a) (Med) ill, sick

    gravemente enfermo or enfermo de gravedad — seriously ill

    está enferma de los nerviosshe suffers with o has trouble with her nerves

    cayó or se puso enfermo — he fell o got ill, he got sick (AmE)

    poner enfermo a alguien — (fam) to get on somebody's nerves (colloq), to get somebody (colloq)

    b) (CS euf) ( con la menstruación)

    estoy enferma — I've got my period, it's the time of the month (euph)

    II
    - ma masculino, femenino
    * * *
    enfermo1
    1 = patient, sufferer.

    Ex: A record is a complete unit of information about a person, item, product, book, patient, chemical, etc.

    Ex: In the Netherlands there are currently some 20,000 sufferers from this affliction.
    * enfermo de Alzheimer = Alzheimer's patient.
    * enfermo de lepra = leper.
    * enfermo diabético = diabetic patient.
    * enfermo en fase terminal = terminally ill patient.
    * enfermo mental = mental patient, mentally ill.
    * enfermos crónicos, los = chronically ill, the.
    * enfermos en fase terminal, los = terminally ill, the.
    * enfermos mentales, los = mentally disturbed, the, mentally handicapped, the, mentally ill, the, insane, the.
    * enfermos terminales, los = terminally ill, the.
    * enfermo terminal = terminal patient, terminally ill patient.
    * los enfermos = sick, the.
    * visita a los enfermos = work round.

    2 = poor health, sick, ill, poorly.

    Ex: Much of his later life he lived in reclusion, loneliness, poor health, and despair.

    Ex: Do not use the negative (e.g. use sick instead of not healthy).
    Ex: Leforte asked said Leforte with much curiosity and concern, 'Is anything wrong? Are you ill? Is there anything I can do?'.
    Ex: Tuan is his new father figure after his real dad sadly died after being poorly for a long time.
    * caer enfermo = become + ill, fall + ill, get + sick.
    * enfermo crónico = chronically ill.
    * enfermo de amor = lovesick, lovestricken.
    * enfermo físico = physically ill.
    * enfermo incurable = incurably ill.
    * enfermo mentalmente = mentally ill.
    * estar enfermo de amor = be lovesick.
    * fingir estar enfermo = malinger.
    * hacerse el enfermo = malinger.
    * ponerse enfermo = get + sick.

    * * *
    enfermo1 -ma
    1 ( Med) ill, sick
    no ha venido porque está enfermo he hasn't come because he's ill o unwell o sick
    está gravemente enfermo or enfermo de gravedad he's very sick, he's seriously ill
    está enferma de los nervios she suffers with o has trouble with her nerves
    cayó or ( Esp) se puso enferma she fell o got ill, she got sick ( AmE)
    poner enfermo a algn ( fam); to get on sb's nerves ( colloq), to get sb ( colloq), to bug sb ( colloq)
    2
    (CS euf) (con la menstruación): estoy enferma I have got my period, it's the time of the month ( euph)
    enfermo2 -ma
    masculine, feminine
    se pasó la vida cuidando enfermos she spent her whole life caring for sick people
    enfermos del corazón people with heart trouble
    camas para los enfermos de cáncer beds for cancer sufferers o patients, beds for people suffering from cancer
    es un enfermo del Dr Moliner he's one of Dr Moliner's patients
    * * *

     

    Del verbo enfermar: ( conjugate enfermar)

    enfermo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    enfermó es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    enfermar    
    enfermo
    enfermar ( conjugate enfermar) verbo intransitivo
    to fall ill, get sick (AmE)
    enfermarse verbo pronominal
    a) (esp AmL) ( caer enfermo) to fall ill, get sick (AmE);



    enfermo
    ◊ -ma adjetivo

    a) (Med) ill, sick;


    está enfermo del corazón he has heart trouble;
    está enferma de los nervios she suffers with her nerves;
    se puso enfermo he fell o got ill, he got sick (AmE);
    poner enfermo a algn (fam) to get on sb's nerves (colloq), to get sb (colloq)
    b) (CS euf) ( con la menstruación):


    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino ( en hospital) patient;
    quiere cuidar enfermos she wants to care for sick people o the sick;

    enfermos del corazón people with heart trouble;
    enfermos de cáncer cancer sufferers
    enfermar
    I verbo intransitivo to become o fall ill, get sick: enfermaron de tuberculosis, they caught tuberculosis
    II verbo transitivo
    1 (poner enfermo) to make ill: este calor me va a enfermar, this heat's going to make me ill
    2 fam (irritar, disgustar) me enferma el desorden, untidiness makes me sick
    enfermo,-a
    I adjetivo ill, sick: se puso enferma, she fell ill
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino sick person
    (paciente) patient
    En general, puedes usar ill o sick. Pero recuerda que ill no se emplea delante de sustantivos (un niño enfermo, a sick boy) pero sí con el verbo to feel (me encuentro mal, I feel ill), ya que I feel sick significa tengo ganas de vomitar. Sick también se emplea para indicar un disgusto: Estoy harto de él. I'm sick of him. Esa gente me pone enfermo. Those people make me sick.

    ' enfermo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alta
    - caer
    - consumirse
    - curar
    - desahuciar
    - desahuciada
    - desahuciado
    - descomponerse
    - enferma
    - enfermar
    - estar
    - excitarse
    - fastidiada
    - fastidiado
    - interna
    - interno
    - mala
    - malo
    - pachucha
    - pachucho
    - ponerse
    - rehabilitar
    - rehabilitación
    - salir
    - sanar
    - simular
    - trasladar
    - traslado
    - última
    - último
    - velar
    - agravar
    - aislar
    - arropar
    - bañar
    - conocer
    - considerar
    - consumir
    - cuidar
    - curación
    - decaer
    - dopar
    - embromado
    - evolución
    - evolucionar
    - fregado
    - grave
    - incorporar
    - indispuesto
    - jodido
    English:
    add to
    - bad
    - badly
    - cancel
    - critically
    - desperately
    - diseased
    - dizzy
    - get-well card
    - grim
    - ill
    - inpatient
    - isolate
    - live
    - lovesick
    - mental
    - mentally ill
    - nose
    - not
    - rally
    - report
    - rush
    - seriously
    - settle
    - sick
    - sickbed
    - sicken
    - sickroom
    - spoon-feed
    - stretcher case
    - sufferer
    - unwell
    - ailing
    - fall
    - go
    - hear
    - infirm
    - make
    - malinger
    - mentally
    - take
    * * *
    enfermo, -a
    adj
    ill, sick;
    cuidaba de gente enferma he looked after sick people o people who were ill;
    está enferma con paperas she's ill with mumps;
    caer enfermo to fall ill;
    Esp
    ponerse enfermo to fall ill, to get sick;
    Esp
    se puso enfermo del estómago he got a stomach complaint;
    poner enfermo a alguien [irritar] to drive sb up the wall;
    su actitud me pone enfermo his attitude really gets to me
    nm,f
    [en general] sick person; [bajo tratamiento] patient;
    los enfermos the sick;
    los enfermos de este hospital the patients in this hospital;
    los enfermos de Parkinson Parkinson's sufferers, people with o suffering from Parkinson's (disease);
    un enfermo del hígado a person with a liver complaint
    enfermo mental [en general] mentally ill person; [bajo tratamiento] mental patient;
    enfermo terminal terminally ill person/patient;
    los enfermos terminales the terminally ill
    * * *
    I adj sick, ill;
    gravemente enfermo seriously ill;
    ponerse enfermo get sick, Br fall ill
    II m, enferma f sick person;
    enfermo mental mentally ill person
    * * *
    enfermo, -ma adj
    : sick, ill
    enfermo, -ma n
    1) : sick person, invalid
    2) paciente: patient
    * * *
    enfermo1 adj ill
    caer enfermo / ponerse enfermo to fall ill [pt. fell; pp. fallen]
    enfermo2 n (paciente) patient

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfermo

  • 13 enfermo mental

    m.
    mental patient, mental defective.
    * * *
    (adj.) = mental patient, mentally ill
    Ex. The clarity of his drawings contrasts sharply with the total alienation in which he lived as a destitute mental patient with a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia.
    Ex. Howerver, unlike a drunk, a person who is mentally ill or mentally handicapped will not normally be able to ratify a contract.
    * * *
    (adj.) = mental patient, mentally ill

    Ex: The clarity of his drawings contrasts sharply with the total alienation in which he lived as a destitute mental patient with a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia.

    Ex: Howerver, unlike a drunk, a person who is mentally ill or mentally handicapped will not normally be able to ratify a contract.

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfermo mental

  • 14 enfermo mentalmente

    adj.
    mentally ill.
    * * *
    (adj.) = mentally ill
    Ex. Howerver, unlike a drunk, a person who is mentally ill or mentally handicapped will not normally be able to ratify a contract.
    * * *
    (adj.) = mentally ill

    Ex: Howerver, unlike a drunk, a person who is mentally ill or mentally handicapped will not normally be able to ratify a contract.

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfermo mentalmente

  • 15 enfermo1

    1 = patient, sufferer.
    Ex. A record is a complete unit of information about a person, item, product, book, patient, chemical, etc.
    Ex. In the Netherlands there are currently some 20,000 sufferers from this affliction.
    ----
    * enfermo de Alzheimer = Alzheimer's patient.
    * enfermo de lepra = leper.
    * enfermo diabético = diabetic patient.
    * enfermo en fase terminal = terminally ill patient.
    * enfermo mental = mental patient, mentally ill.
    * enfermos crónicos, los = chronically ill, the.
    * enfermos en fase terminal, los = terminally ill, the.
    * enfermos mentales, los = mentally disturbed, the, mentally handicapped, the, mentally ill, the, insane, the.
    * enfermos terminales, los = terminally ill, the.
    * enfermo terminal = terminal patient, terminally ill patient.
    * los enfermos = sick, the.
    * visita a los enfermos = work round.

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfermo1

  • 16 enfermos mentales, los

    = mentally disturbed, the, mentally handicapped, the, mentally ill, the, insane, the
    Ex. Problem patrons include, but are not limited to, illiterates simply seeking shelter, alcoholics, the homeless, the mentally disturbed, aggressive young people, and those with offensive odours.
    Ex. This article discusses services offered by the library to the mentally and physically handicapped, to aphasic and dyslectic users, to visually handicapped university students and provision of talking books in foreign languages.
    Ex. Readers include: the mentally retarded, the mentally ill, the elderly, aphasia patients, and people for whom Swedish is a 2nd language.
    Ex. Most of the early asylums for the insane in the USA established libraries for their patients.

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfermos mentales, los

  • 17 estúpido

    adj.
    1 stupid, foolish, dumb, empty-headed.
    2 stupid, foolish, inane, dumb.
    m.
    stupid, nitwit, fathead, numbskull.
    * * *
    1 stupid, silly
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 berk, idiot
    * * *
    1. (f. - estúpida)
    adj.
    2. (f. - estúpida)
    noun f.
    * * *
    estúpido, -a
    1.
    ADJ stupid
    2.
    SM / F idiot
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/argumento> stupid, silly

    ay, qué estúpida soy! — oh, how stupid of me!

    II
    - da masculino, femenino idiot, fool
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], dummy, foolish, silly, mindless, moron, stupid, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], mad, dumb [dumber -comp., dumbest -sup.], nuts, witless, bonehead, boneheaded, twit, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], brainless, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], twat, nonsensical, mug, berk, prick, cretin, dumbbell, dull-witted, asinine, lemon, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], dits, ditz, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, duffer, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, dork, moonstruck, plonker.
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. We are too prone to be dummy people by day, and thinking, articulate individuals only in the safety of home and leisure.
    Ex. It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.
    Ex. In conclusion, I am sure you all believe me to be either idealistic, unrealistic, radical, or just plain silly.
    Ex. By this later period pressmen in England were despised as mere 'horses', the 'great guzzlers of beer' who were rebuked by the young Benjamin Franklin for their mindless intemperance.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. When any librarian is trying to find material on behalf of a user from a poor citation it leads to that librarian appearing slow and stupid to the user.
    Ex. Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. Techniques such as the automatic detection of anaphora enable systems to appear to be intelligent rather than dumb.
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. That was a big boneheaded error.
    Ex. Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
    Ex. Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex. The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex. The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex. It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex. Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex. Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    Ex. By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex. And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex. Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex. Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex. An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
    Ex. This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex. The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex. If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex. Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex. This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex. Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex. States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex. He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex. Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex. She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    ----
    * algo estúpido = no-brainer.
    * como un estúpido = stupidly.
    * hacerse el estúpido = dumb down, act + dumb.
    * lo suficientemente estúpido como para = dumb enough to.
    * rubia estúpida = dumb blonde.
    * ser estúpido = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * típica rubia estúpida = bimbo.
    * volverse estúpido = go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/argumento> stupid, silly

    ay, qué estúpida soy! — oh, how stupid of me!

    II
    - da masculino, femenino idiot, fool
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], dummy, foolish, silly, mindless, moron, stupid, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], mad, dumb [dumber -comp., dumbest -sup.], nuts, witless, bonehead, boneheaded, twit, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], brainless, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], twat, nonsensical, mug, berk, prick, cretin, dumbbell, dull-witted, asinine, lemon, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], dits, ditz, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, duffer, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, dork, moonstruck, plonker.

    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.

    Ex: We are too prone to be dummy people by day, and thinking, articulate individuals only in the safety of home and leisure.
    Ex: It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.
    Ex: In conclusion, I am sure you all believe me to be either idealistic, unrealistic, radical, or just plain silly.
    Ex: By this later period pressmen in England were despised as mere 'horses', the 'great guzzlers of beer' who were rebuked by the young Benjamin Franklin for their mindless intemperance.
    Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex: When any librarian is trying to find material on behalf of a user from a poor citation it leads to that librarian appearing slow and stupid to the user.
    Ex: Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: Techniques such as the automatic detection of anaphora enable systems to appear to be intelligent rather than dumb.
    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex: She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: That was a big boneheaded error.
    Ex: Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
    Ex: Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex: The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex: The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex: It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex: Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex: Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    Ex: By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex: And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex: Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex: Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex: An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
    Ex: This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex: If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex: Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex: This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex: Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex: States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex: Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex: She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    * algo estúpido = no-brainer.
    * como un estúpido = stupidly.
    * hacerse el estúpido = dumb down, act + dumb.
    * lo suficientemente estúpido como para = dumb enough to.
    * rubia estúpida = dumb blonde.
    * ser estúpido = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * típica rubia estúpida = bimbo.
    * volverse estúpido = go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    estúpido1 -da
    ‹persona› stupid; ‹argumento› stupid, silly
    ay, qué estúpida, me equivoqué oh, how stupid of me, I've done it wrong
    un gasto estúpido a stupid waste of money
    es estúpido que vayamos las dos it's silly o stupid for us both to go
    estúpido2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    idiot, fool
    el estúpido de mi hermano my stupid brother
    * * *

     

    estúpido
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ persona stupid;


    argumento stupid, silly;
    ¡ay, qué estúpida soy! oh, how stupid of me!

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    idiot, fool
    estúpido,-a
    I adjetivo stupid
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino idiot

    ' estúpido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    burra
    - burro
    - estúpida
    - animal
    - apendejarse
    - baboso
    - caballo
    - el
    - embromar
    - gafo
    - huevón
    - pendejo
    English:
    also
    - believe
    - bit
    - bonehead
    - bozo
    - damn
    - dopey
    - equally
    - foolish
    - goof
    - idiotic
    - mindless
    - obtuse
    - pretty
    - shame
    - soft
    - stupid
    - that
    - wonder
    - inane
    - jerk
    * * *
    estúpido, -a
    adj
    stupid;
    ¡qué estúpido soy! me he vuelto a olvidar what an idiot I am! I've gone and forgotten again;
    sería estúpido no reconocerlo it would be foolish not to admit it
    nm,f
    idiot;
    el estúpido de mi vecino my idiot of a neighbour
    * * *
    I adj stupid
    II m, estúpida f idiot
    * * *
    estúpido, -da adj
    : stupid
    estúpido, -da n
    idiota: idiot, fool
    * * *
    estúpido1 adj stupid [comp. stupider; superl. stupidest]
    estúpido2 n stupid person / idiot

    Spanish-English dictionary > estúpido

  • 18 idiota

    adj.
    1 stupid (tonto).
    2 mentally deficient (enfermo).
    3 idiot, foolish, dumb, silly.
    4 ament.
    f. & m.
    idiot.
    * * *
    1 MEDICINA idiotic
    2 familiar (tonto) stupid
    1 idiot
    \
    hacer el idiota (hacer payasadas) to be silly, fool about 2 (perder una oportunidad) to be stupid
    * * *
    1. noun mf. 2. adj.
    stupid, idiotic
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ idiotic, stupid
    2.
    SMF idiot

    ¡idiota! — you idiot!

    * * *
    I
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid, idiotic
    b) (Med) idiotic
    II
    masculino y femenino ( tonto) (fam) idiot, stupid fool (colloq); (Med) idiot
    * * *
    = idiot, fool, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, arse, mug, berk, prick, moron, cretin, dumbbell, asinine, lemon, airhead, airheaded, bonehead, duffer, drongo, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, dork, plonker.
    Ex. Dykstra, M., 'PRECIS: a primer', published in 1985, offers the long-awaited ' idiot's guide' to PRECIS indexing.
    Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex. It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex. Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex. The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex. In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex. By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex. And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex. Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex. This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex. The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex. Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.
    Ex. Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex. This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex. Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex. States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex. He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex. Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex. She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    ----
    * como un idiota = stupidly.
    * idiota genio = idiot savant.
    * * *
    I
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid, idiotic
    b) (Med) idiotic
    II
    masculino y femenino ( tonto) (fam) idiot, stupid fool (colloq); (Med) idiot
    * * *
    = idiot, fool, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, arse, mug, berk, prick, moron, cretin, dumbbell, asinine, lemon, airhead, airheaded, bonehead, duffer, drongo, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, dork, plonker.

    Ex: Dykstra, M., 'PRECIS: a primer', published in 1985, offers the long-awaited ' idiot's guide' to PRECIS indexing.

    Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex: It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex: Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex: The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex: In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex: By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex: And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex: Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex: Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex: This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex: Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.
    Ex: Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex: This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex: Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex: States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex: Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex: She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    * como un idiota = stupidly.
    * idiota genio = idiot savant.

    * * *
    1 ( fam) (tonto) stupid, idiotic
    me caí de la manera más idiota I had the most idiotic o stupid fall ( colloq)
    ¡no seas idiota! don't be so stupid!, don't be such an idiot!
    2 ( Med) idiotic
    1 ( fam) (tonto) idiot, stupid fool ( colloq)
    2 ( Med) idiot
    Compuesto:
    idealistic puppet o stooge
    * * *

    idiota adjetivo (fam) ( tonto) stupid, idiotic;
    ¡no seas idiota! don't be such an idiot!

    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino ( tonto) (fam) idiot, stupid fool (colloq)
    idiota
    I adjetivo idiotic, stupid
    II mf idiot, fool

    ' idiota' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    tomar
    - trompo
    - verdadera
    - verdadero
    - pedazo
    - perdido
    English:
    bozo
    - fool
    - idiot
    - idiotic
    - knob
    - make out
    - meathead
    - moron
    - nerd
    - plonker
    - right
    - some
    - inane
    - mug
    * * *
    adj
    1. [tonto] stupid
    2. [enfermo] mentally deficient
    nmf
    1. [tonto] idiot
    2. [enfermo] idiot
    * * *
    I adj idiotic
    II m/f idiot
    * * *
    idiota adj
    : idiotic, stupid, foolish
    idiota nmf
    : idiot, foolish person
    * * *
    idiota1 adj stupid [comp. stupider; superl. stupidest]
    idiota2 n idiot

    Spanish-English dictionary > idiota

  • 19 imbecilidad

    f.
    1 stupidity.
    decir/hacer una imbecilidad to say/do something stupid
    2 imbecility, foolishness, feeblemindedness, stupidity.
    3 stupid thing to do, stupid act, stupid action, stupidity.
    4 stupid thing to say, stupid remark.
    * * *
    1 MEDICINA imbecility
    2 familiar stupid thing to do
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=idiotez) stupidity, idiocy
    2) (Med) imbecility
    * * *
    a) (fam) ( cosa estúpida)

    decir/hacer imbecilidades — to say/do stupid things

    b) (Med) imbecility
    * * *
    = imbecility, idiocy.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, imbecility, and Morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. The article 'The circulation idiom and the idiocy of fashion' argues that the belief that high circulation figures are the preeminent measure of the quality of a library's service is dangerous = El artículo "El modismo de la circulación y la idotez de la moda" postula que es peligroso creer que la medida prevalente de la calidad del servicio de una biblioteca es un número elevado de préstamos.
    * * *
    a) (fam) ( cosa estúpida)

    decir/hacer imbecilidades — to say/do stupid things

    b) (Med) imbecility
    * * *
    = imbecility, idiocy.

    Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, imbecility, and Morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.

    Ex: The article 'The circulation idiom and the idiocy of fashion' argues that the belief that high circulation figures are the preeminent measure of the quality of a library's service is dangerous = El artículo "El modismo de la circulación y la idotez de la moda" postula que es peligroso creer que la medida prevalente de la calidad del servicio de una biblioteca es un número elevado de préstamos.

    * * *
    1 ( fam)
    (cosa estúpida): no para de decir/hacer imbecilidades she's always saying/doing stupid things
    2 ( Med) imbecility
    * * *

    imbecilidad sustantivo femenino stupidity, imbecility
    ' imbecilidad' also found in these entries:
    English:
    idiocy
    * * *
    [acto, dicho] stupid thing;
    decir/hacer una imbecilidad to say/do something stupid;
    no dice más que imbecilidades he talks nothing but nonsense;
    ¿y por eso se enfada? ¡vaya (una) imbecilidad! and she got angry about that? how stupid!
    * * *
    f
    1 stupidity;
    ¡qué imbecilidad decir eso! what a stupid thing to say!
    2 MED imbecility

    Spanish-English dictionary > imbecilidad

  • 20 imbécil

    adj.
    imbecile, fatheaded, stupid, half-witted.
    f. & m.
    imbecile, idiot, blinking idiot, cretin.
    * * *
    2 familiar stupid, imbecile
    1 MEDICINA imbecile
    2 familiar idiot, imbecile
    * * *
    1. adj. 2. noun mf.
    2) idiot, fool
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=idiota) silly, stupid
    2) (Med) imbecile
    2. SMF
    1) (=idiota) imbecile, idiot

    ¡imbécil! — you idiot!

    2) (Med) imbecile
    * * *
    I
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid

    qué imbécil eres! — you're so stupid!, you're such an idiot!

    b) (Med) imbecilic
    II
    masculino y femenino
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid idiot, moron (colloq & pej)
    b) (Med) imbecile
    * * *
    = feeble minded, moron, twit, imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, arse, witless, mug, berk, prick, blockhead, nonce, jerk, dweeb, plonker.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from feeble minded, Imbecility, and Morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
    Ex. The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex. It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex. Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex. The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex. In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex. She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex. By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex. And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex. Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex. They'd all call him blockhead, the ribbing was endless.
    Ex. Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex. He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex. If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    * * *
    I
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid

    qué imbécil eres! — you're so stupid!, you're such an idiot!

    b) (Med) imbecilic
    II
    masculino y femenino
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid idiot, moron (colloq & pej)
    b) (Med) imbecile
    * * *
    = feeble minded, moron, twit, imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, arse, witless, mug, berk, prick, blockhead, nonce, jerk, dweeb, plonker.

    Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from feeble minded, Imbecility, and Morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.

    Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex: Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
    Ex: The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex: It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex: Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex: The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex: In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex: She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex: By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex: And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex: Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex: They'd all call him blockhead, the ribbing was endless.
    Ex: Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.

    * * *
    1 ( fam) (tonto) stupid
    ¡qué imbécil eres! you're so stupid!, you're such an idiot!
    2 ( Med) imbecilic
    1 ( fam) (tonto) stupid idiot, moron ( colloq pej), imbecile ( colloq pej)
    2 ( Med) imbecile
    * * *

    imbécil adjetivo
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid

    b) (Med) imbecilic

    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid idiot, moron (colloq & pej)

    b) (Med) imbecile

    imbécil
    I adjetivo stupid, silly
    II mf idiot, fool
    ' imbécil' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    capullo
    - trompo
    - boludo
    - huevón
    - pelota
    - verdadero
    English:
    absolute
    - berk
    - call
    - dead
    - dimwit
    - dope
    - feeble-minded
    - feel
    - git
    - halfwit
    - idiot
    - imbecile
    - jerk
    - knob
    - nitwit
    - perfect
    - raving
    - stupid
    - then
    - twit
    - wally
    - weak-minded
    - ass
    - moron
    - prat
    - sucker
    * * *
    adj
    1. [tonto] stupid
    2. [enfermo] imbecile
    nmf
    1. [tonto] idiot
    2. [enfermo] imbecile
    * * *
    I adj
    1 stupid
    2 MED imbecilic
    II m/f idiot, imbecile
    * * *
    : stupid, idiotic
    1) : imbecile
    2) fam : idiot, dope
    * * *
    imbécil1 adj stupid [comp. stupider; superl. stupidest]
    imbécil2 n idiot

    Spanish-English dictionary > imbécil

См. также в других словарях:

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  • mentally handicapped — adjective 1 a mentally handicapped person has a problem with their brain that affects their ability to think or control their body movements, usually from birth 2 (plural) the mentally handicapped people who are mentally handicapped …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mentally handicapped — men|tal|ly hand|i|capped [ ,mentli hændı,kæpt ] adjective OLD FASHIONED someone who is mentally handicapped is not able to learn or develop skills at the same rate as most other people because they have a problem with their brain. It is now… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mentally handicapped — UK [ˌment(ə)lɪ ˈhændɪˌkæpt] / US adjective old fashioned someone who is mentally handicapped is not able to learn or develop skills at the same rate as most other people because they have a problem with their brain. It is now considered more… …   English dictionary

  • mentally handicapped — /mɛntəli ˈhændikæpt/ (say mentuhlee handeekapt) adjective → mentally deficient …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Association for the Rehabilitation of the Mentally Handicapped — organization working to rehabilitate mentally disabled persons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mentally defective — mentally deficient, mentally handicapped …   English contemporary dictionary

  • handicapped — adjective 1 having serious difficulty using part of your body or mind fully because of injury or damage: physically/mentally handicapped: mentally handicapped children | visually handicapped (=blind or partly blind) 2 the handicapped people who… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • handicapped — [[t]hæ̱ndikæpt[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is handicapped has a physical or mental disability that prevents them living a totally normal life. I m going to work two days a week teaching handicapped kids to fish... Alex was mentally handicapped. N …   English dictionary

  • handicapped — hand|i|capped [ˈhændikæpt] adj old fashioned 1.) if someone is handicapped, a part of their body or their mind has been permanently injured or damaged. Some people think that this word is offensive ▪ a special school for mentally handicapped… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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