Hebetate meaning

hĕbĭ-tāt
To make obtuse or dull.
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To make or become dull in feeling, spirit, etc.
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(bot.) Having a blunt point, as certain leaves.
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(botany) Having a dull or blunt and soft point.

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To render obtuse; to dull; to blunt.

To hebetate the intellectual faculties.

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Origin of hebetate

  • Latin hebetāre hebetāt- from hebes hebet- blunt

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin hebetatus, past participle of hebetare (“to dull”).

    From Wiktionary