Definition of moria in US English:

moria

noun

Medicine
  • Originally: impairment of the intellectual faculties; mental dullness or retardation. Later: inappropriate jocularity, as a sign of mental illness or neurological disease.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Blankaart's Physical Dictionary. From post-classical Latin moria folly, foolishness (Erasmus) from ancient Greek μωρία from μωρός, μῶρος foolish + -ία.

Pronunciation

moria

/ˈmɔːrɪə/