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cretinous


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cretinous  \Cre"tin*ous\  (-[u^]s),  a. 
  Having  the  characteristics  of  a  cretin.  ``Cretinous 
  stupefaction.''  --Ruskin. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cretinous 
  adj  1:  affected  with  or  resembling  cretinism;  "cretinous 
  development" 
  2:  afflicted  with  cretinism 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  cretinous  /kret'n-*s/  or  /kreet'n-*s/  adj  Wrong  stupid; 
  non-functional;  very  poorly  designed.  Also  used  pejoratively  of  people. 
  See  {dread  high-bit  disease}  for  an  example.  Approximate  synonyms: 
  {bletcherous},  {bagbiting}  {losing},  {brain-damaged}. 
 
 




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