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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person of subnormal intelligence.

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  • The word cretin is derived from the Latin creatura.
  • I just learned the history of the word cretin today.
  • No. What makes Thomas a cretin is that he abdicates his JOB to decide whether punishments are cruel and unusual.
  • The term cretin describes a for more
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  • A "cretin" is an insensitive person, while "creatine" is an amino acid that assists muscular movements.
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