What does obtund mean?

Definitions for obtundɒbˈtʌnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obtund(verb)

    reduce the edge or violence of

    "obtunded reflexes"


  1. obtund(Verb)

    To reduce the edge or effects of; to mitigate; to dull.

  2. Origin: obtundo, from ob- + tundo

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obtund(verb)

    to reduce the edge, pungency, or violent action of; to dull; to blunt; to deaden; to quell; as, to obtund the acrimony of the gall

  2. Origin: [L. obtundere, obtusum; ob (see Ob-) + tundere to strike or beat. See Stutter.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obtund

    ob-tund′, v.t. to dull or blunt, to deaden.—adj. Obtund′ent, dulling.—n. an oily mucilage for sores: an application to deaden the nerve of a tooth. [L. obtundĕre, to strike upon.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obtund in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obtund in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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