debil

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin debillo, from debilis ‎(weak, frail, feeble).

Noun[edit]

debil m

  1. moron, idiot

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin debillo

Noun[edit]

debil m

  1. (offensive) a moron (disliked person), a dumb person
  2. (dated, medicine) mentally ill person

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  • debil in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • debil in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin debillo

Adjective[edit]

debil ‎(neuter debilt, definite and plural debile)

  1. moronic

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

debil ‎(not comparable)

  1. (dated, now offensive) slightly mentally challenged; slightly retarded

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Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin debillo

Noun[edit]

debil m pers ‎(feminine debilka)

  1. (offensive) a moron
  2. (medicine, obsolete) person with slight mental retardation

Usage notes[edit]

In obsolete medical usage, "debil" denoted the mildest level of developmental disability. More severe levels were denoted by the words imbecyl and idiota.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Used since the 1920s.

Adjective[edit]

debil (not comparable)

  1. moronic, slightly mentally challenged

Declension[edit]

Inflection of debil
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular debil
Neuter singular debilt
Plural debila
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 debile
All debila
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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