hebetude

hebetude

[heb-i-tood, -tyood]
noun
the state of being dull; lethargy.

Origin:
1615–25; < Late Latin hebetūdō dullness, bluntness, equivalent to Latin hebet- (stem of hebes) dull + -ūdō; see -tude

hebetudinous, adjective
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hebetude (ˈhɛbɪˌtjuːd)
 
n
rare mental dullness or lethargy
 
[C17: from Late Latin hebetūdō, from Latin hebes blunt]
 
hebe'tudinous
 
adj

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hebetude heb·e·tude (hěb'ĭ-tōōd', -tyōōd')
n.
Dullness of mind; mental lethargy.


heb'e·tu'di·nous (-tōōd'n-əs, -tyōōd'-) adj.
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