The Alternative French Dictionary: abruti

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adjective: {{fr-adj}}
  1. Whose physical or mental capacities have been impair by tiredness or another factor; dazed. Des vainqueurs abrutis de crime, ivres d'encens — Victor Hugo Pourquoi plus de la moitié des hommes est-elle abrutie par les superstitions ? — Diderot & D'Alembert
  2. (chiefly, Europe, informal) Moronic, idiotic.
noun: {{fr-noun}}
  1. (chiefly, Europe, informal) moron, idiot, fool
In Canada, terms like newfie and innocent are preferred.
verb: {{fr-past participle}}
  1. past participle of abrutir
  • bruita

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