Idiocracy vs. Idiocy

By Jaxson


(formal) Government that is based upon abstract theory.


(psychology) The state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.


(humorous) A government run by idiots.


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.’;


Idiocracy is a 2006 American dystopian science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and co-written by Judge and Etan Cohen. Starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, and Dax Shepard, it follows an American soldier who takes part in a classified hibernation experiment, only to be accidentally frozen for too long and awaken 500 years later in a dystopian world where dysgenics and commercialism have run rampant, mankind has embraced anti-intellectualism, and society is devoid of such traits as intellectual curiosity, social responsibility, justice, and human rights.


The condition or quality of being an idiot; absence, or marked deficiency, of sense and intelligence.

‘I will undertake to convict a man of idiocy, if he can not see the proof that three angles of a triangle are equal to two right angles.’;


extreme mental retardation

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