Idiot vs Stupor - What's the difference?

idiot | stupor |


As nouns the difference between idiot and stupor

is that idiot is a person of low general intelligence while stupor is a state of reduced consciousness or sensibility.

idiot

English

Alternative forms

* eejit * idjit, idget (eye dialect)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pejorative) A person of low general intelligence.
  • usage note This may be used pejoratively, as an insult. It is a weak insult, however, and between close friends, family members, or lovers, is often completely nonaggressive.
  • (obsolete, medicine, psychology) A person who lacks the capacity to develop beyond the mental age of a normal four-year-old.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * genius

    stupor

    English

    (wikipedia stupor)

    Alternative forms

    * stupour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A state of reduced consciousness or sensibility.
  • A state in which one has difficulty in thinking or using one’s senses.
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