A Word A Day Keeps Ignorance at Bay!!! – Nincompoop

A Word A Day Keeps Ignorance at Bay!!! – Nincompoop

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  • noun. An ignorant or stupid person.
    • This word originated in the late 17th century: perhaps from the given name Nicholas or from Nicodemus (by association with the Pharisee of this name, and his naive questioning of Christ; compare with French nicodème  meaning ‘simpleton’)

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    • genius, intellectual

  • It gets very difficult to keep your cool when you have to work with a bunch of nincompoops.
  • I really need to find out the nincompoop who meddled with the reports.

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