nincompoopish

nincompoop

[nin-kuhm-poop, ning-]
noun
a fool or simpleton.

Origin:
1670–80; origin uncertain

nincompoopery, noun
nincompoopish, adjective
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nincompoop (ˈnɪnkəmˌpuːp, ˈnɪŋ-)
 
n
a stupid person; fool; idiot
 
[C17: of unknown origin]

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nincompoop
1676, nicompoop. Despite similarity [noted by Johnson] to L. legal phrase non compos mentis "insane, mentally incompetent" (1607), the connection is denied by etymologists because the earliest forms lack the second -n-. Weekley thinks first element may be a proper
name, and cites Nicodemus, which he says was used in Fr. for "a fool," or Nicholas.
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