Definition of Cretins

1. Noun. (plural of cretin) ¹



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Definition of Cretins

1. cretin [n] - See also: cretin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cretins

cretics
cretinise
cretinised
cretinises
cretinising
cretinisms
cretinistic
cretinize
cretinized
cretinizes
cretinizing
cretinoid
cretinous
cretins (current term)
cretism
cretisms
cretonne
cretonnes
creutzer
creutzers
creutzfeldt-jakob disease
creutzfeldt-jakob syndrome
crevalle
crevalle jack
crevalles

Literary usage of Cretins

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"The Central Nervous System in cretins.—The author had the opportunity to examine microscopically two brains of undoubted cretins. ..."

2. Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D. by Thomas Smyth (1910)
"THE cretins. It will be both interesting and appropriate to append to this chapter the following interesting account, taken from the New York Observer, ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"In South America, cretins are found in considerable numbers on the eastern or Atlantic ... The number of cretins in the sub-Alpine districts of Europe, ..."

4. The Journal of Mental Science by Royal Medico-psychological Association (1871)
"Ackermann has even seen cretins born of women who had come during pregnancy from healthy distincts into infected localities. 2. ..."

5. Pencillings by the Way: Written During Some Years of Residence and Travel in by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1853)
"... before entering the village o The two dreadful curses of these valleys meet one at every step—the cretins^ or natural fools, of which there is at least ..."

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