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 (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

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