Pronunciation: [ môr′ē-ə ]
Dullness of mind; mental lethargy. A mental state characterized by frivolity, joviality, and the inability to be serious.
Origin: Late 17th century; Latin
Etymology: From post-classical Latin moria folly, foolishness (Erasmus) from ancient Greek μωρία from μωρός, μῶρος foolish + -ία