idiotisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From idiots (idiot) +‎ -isks. Probably not derived as such in Latvian, but borrowed and adapted from another European language.

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Adjective[edit]

idiotisks (def. idiotiskais, comp. idiotiskāks, sup. visidiotiskākais; adv. idiotiski)

  1. idiotic (afflicted with severe mental underdevelopment; typical of idiots)
    idiotisks izskatsidiotic appearance
  2. (colloquial, offensive) idiotic, stupid, foolish
    idiotisks jautājumsstupid question
    tajā dienā vakara maiņā koridorā stāvēja viens no visidiotiskākajiem Centrālcietuma uzraugiem — on that day, in the evening shift, one of the most idiotic central prison supervisors was standing in the corridor
  3. (colloquial) stupid (ugly, useless)
    kāpēc man vajadzēja vilkt šo idiotisko melno mēteli, kurā es izskatos pēc pensionēta arhibīskapa! — why was I supposed to wear this stupid black coat, in which I look like a retired archbishop!

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