ανοησία

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Koine Greek ἀνοησία (anoēsía), cognate with ανόητος (anóitos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.no.iˈsi.a/
  • Hyphenation: α‧νο‧η‧σί‧α

Noun[edit]

ανοησία (anoïsíaf (plural ανοησίες)

  1. stupidity, idiocy (the quality of being stupid)
    Η ανοησία σου δεν έχει όρια.
    I anoïsía sou den échei ória.
    Your stupidity knows no bounds.
    Synonyms: ηλιθιότητα (ilithiótita), χαζομάρα (chazomára), βλακεία (vlakeía), κουταμάρα (koutamára), σαχλαμάρα (sachlamára)
  2. nonsense, stupidity, idiocy, rubbish (stupid behaviour or talk)
    Τι ανοησία ήταν αυτή που είπες!
    Ti anoïsía ítan aftí pou eípes!
    What kind of idiocy was that that you just said?!

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