Definitions for hebetateˈhɛb ɪˌteɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

heb•e•tateˈhɛb ɪˌteɪt(v.t.)-tat•ed, -tat•ing.

  1. to make dull or blunt.

Origin of hebetate:

1565–75; < L hebetātus, ptp. of hebetāre to make blunt, der. of hebes, s. hebet- blunt, dull

heb′e•ta`tive(adj.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hebetate(verb)

    to render obtuse; to dull; to blunt; to stupefy; as, to hebetate the intellectual faculties

  2. Hebetate(adj)

    obtuse; dull

  3. Hebetate(adj)

    having a dull or blunt and soft point

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