Definition of Hebetate

1. v. t. To render obtuse; to dull; to blunt; to stupefy; as, to hebetate the intellectual faculties.



2. a. Obtuse; dull.

Definition of Hebetate

1. to make dull [v -TATED, -TATING, -TATES] - See also: dull

Medical Definition of Hebetate

1. 1. Obtuse; dull. 2. Having a dull or blunt and soft point. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hebetate

heben
hebenon
hebenons
hebens
hebephile
hebephiles
hebephrenia
hebephrenias
hebephrenic
hebephrenic schizophrenia
hebephrenics
hebes
hebesphenomegacorona
hebetant
hebetate (current term)
hebetated
hebetates
hebetating
hebetation
hebetations
hebete
hebetic
hebetude
hebetudes
hebetudinous
hebiatrics
hebona
hebonas
hebraization

Literary usage of Hebetate

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1. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Hebdomadal, a. I. Weekly, occurring every week 2. By sevens, in groups of seven. hebetate, va Dull, blunt, stupefy, benumb, or seven days. make torpid. ..."

2. Bushido, the Soul of Japan: An Exposition of Japanese Thought by Inazō Nitobe (1905)
"It can beget bigotry, breed hypocrisy, or hebetate affections. Be a virtue never so noble, it has its counterpart and counterfeit. We must recognise in each ..."

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