Definition of Hebetude

1. Noun. Mental lethargy or dullness.

Generic synonyms: Lassitude, Lethargy, Sluggishness



Definition of Hebetude

1. n. Dullness; stupidity.

Definition of Hebetude

1. Noun. Mental lethargy or dullness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hebetude

1. mental dullness [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hebetude

1. Synonym: moria. Origin: L. Hebetudo, fr. Hebeo, to be dull (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hebetude

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hebephrenic schizophrenia
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hebes
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hebetate
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hebetation
hebetations
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hebetude (current term)
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hebiatrics
hebona
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hebraization
hebraizations
hebraize
hebraized
hebraizes
hebraizing
hebrephrenic
hebrephrenics
hebrewess

Literary usage of Hebetude

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1. The Medical Times and Gazette (1885)
"To recapitulate, neither aphasia from hebetude, ... The conclusion is equally true as regards the general disturbance of ideation constituting hebetude. ..."

2. The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine (1843)
"... that not to be mad seems a special proof of the grace of God ; or of a natural hebetude of soul." THE PRESERVATION OK THE HEALTH OF BODY AND MIND. ..."

3. An Ethical Essay: Or, an Attempt to Enumerate the Several Duties which We by Edward Augustus Holyoke (1830)
"LOVE OP EASE, hebetude, LAZINESS, SLOTH. We ought to be careful how we contract these pernicious Habits, for they destroy our Usefulness, and much of our ..."

4. A Treatise on nervous and mental diseases: For Students and Practitioners of by Landon Carter Gray (1895)
"hebetude or coma, seemingly of a most alarming nature, may prevail for a few days in ... In the acute febrile affections grave conditions of hebetude, coma, ..."

5. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1902)
"CASE V. Typhoid fever, with marked hebetude and toxemia; sudden collapse nine ... He was a poorly nourished, rather pale, spare man, with hebetude and some ..."

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