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moron

 [mo´ron]
obsolete term for a person with the highest grade of mental retardation, equivalent to the modern classification “mild mental retardation.”

mor·on

(mōr'on), This outmoded and imprecise term is best avoided in medical speech and writing because of its pejorative lay connotations.
An obsolete term for a subclass of mental retardation or a person so classified therein.
[G. mōros, stupid]

moron

(môr′ŏn′)
n.
A person with mild intellectual disability having a mental age of from 7 to 12 years and generally having communication and social skills enabling some degree of academic or vocational education. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.

mo′ron′ism, mo·ron′i·ty (mə-rŏn′ĭ-tē, mô-) n.

moron

Neurology
An obsolete term formerly used for an individual with mild mental retardation (IQ 50–69).

Vox populi
A derogatory term used indiscriminately for an obtuse person, regardless of that person’s tested IQ.

moron

A person of a mild to moderate degree of learning difficulty (mental retardation). A person with an IQ of between 50 and 70. The term is not used in medicine. From the Greek moros , stupid.
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I don't think anyone reports this problem as much as me on a regular basis and the information passed on has no effect as I see the very same morons day in day out on occasions still riding around on possibly stolen or illegal bikes.
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While Elizabeth still carries remnants of outrage and some mild pulsings of desire, she seems doomed to become one of the morons herself, if she doesn't watch out.
He meant the blind, The deaf, the orphans, and the homeless; He meant the poor and the stupid, And the Supreme Court backed him up, Finding a "clear and present danger" In the family tree of the Bucks-- Who were illegitimate and poor; Who were Emma, Carrie, and Vivian; Who made enough of these morons, Declared deficient at seven months After this expert testimony: "There is a look about the baby That is not quite normal, but What it is I can't quite tell.
This is not because producers are morons, incidentally, but because they believe their audiences are.
And if the show still attracts record viewing figures they can call each other morons and cry: "It's a disaster.