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moronic

(mə-rŏn′ĭk, mô-)
adj.
1. Showing foolishness or stupidity.
2. Exhibiting mild intellectual disability. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.

mo·ron′i·cal·ly adv.
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Yesterday Yorkshire Euro-MP Godfrey Bloom branded the new law "moronic".
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