Noun(1) a person lacking intelligence or common sense
(1) I was mocked as a simpleton when I sang of birds and bees and flowers like a child.(2) stop grinning at me like a simpleton(3) Is God a fool, a simpleton who can be fobbed off with an empty formula of words?(4) What am I, a simpleton when it comes to golf (among other things), supposed to believe?(5) Not content with treating islanders like simpletons unable to purchase a computer for themselves, the Executive turned its patronising gaze upon anyone who has been about for a while.(6) A collection of simpletons and self serving misfits that do not merit their status and salaries.(7) The public have been treated as though they were simpletons at every stage of the project.(8) Whether the theory truly tipped non-violent musers into killers, or whether it merely gave a pretext to psychopaths, simpletons and romantics to commit murders, is unclear.(9) We would be deeply insulted if someone called us fools or simpletons should have sufficient pride not to insult ourselves by behaving in a manner that would warrant such epithets.(10) Her characters are selfish and suspicious simpletons .(11) He would spend hours working out the answer to a question that the rest of us simpletons dealt with (probably inadequately) in an hour.(12) In today's ├ö├ç├┐inclusive├ö├ç├û society, it is okay to denigrate sections of the electorate as simpletons if they are still gripped by the power of faith.(13) People think planners are simpletons , local government idiots, but they're not.(14) I hated my clansmen, hated them for being ignorant simpletons .(15) Why should the instability of a few simpletons be the standard bearer for what the rest of us might watch, read, hear, think?(16) In Shakespeare, probity is the possession of stout-hearted simpletons , such as Florizel, Bassanio, and Duke Orsino.
1. simple ::
1. brain ::
2. genius ::
Different Formssimpleton, simpletons
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Which brings us back to
that hulking SIMPLETON over there.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 9
a good-natured SIMPLETON
like Penny is that
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 13
A crippled boy being pulled on a sledge
by a SIMPLETON?
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 4
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