Idiocy vs Nincompoopery - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between idiocy and nincompoopery

is that idiocy is (psychology) the state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation while nincompoopery is the beliefs and behaviours of a nincompoop; folly; idiocy.

idiocy

English

Alternative forms

* idiotcy

Noun

(idiocies)
  • (psychology) The state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.
  • An act lacking intelligence or sense; an instance of senselessness; extremely foolish behaviour.
  • The administrators, growing tired of such idiocy , put a new policy in place.

    Synonyms

    * imbecility * stupidity

    References

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    nincompoopery

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The beliefs and behaviours of a nincompoop; folly; idiocy.