[hee-buh-free-nee-uh] /ˌhi bəˈfri ni ə/
a type of schizophrenia characterized by emotionless, incongruous, or silly behavior, intellectual deterioration, and hallucinations, frequently beginning insidiously during adolescence.
a form of pubertal schizophrenia, characterized by hallucinations, delusions, foolish behaviour, and senseless laughter
“adolescent insanity,” 1886, coined in Modern Latin by German psychiatrist Ewald Escker in 1871, from Greek hebe “youth” (see Hebe (1)) + phrene “mind” (see phreno-).
hebephrenia he·be·phre·ni·a (hē’bə-frē’nē-ə, -frěn’ē-ə)
A schizophrenia, usually starting at puberty, characterized by foolish mannerisms, senseless laughter, delusions, hallucinations, and regressive behavior. Also called disorganized schizophrenia, hebephrenic schizophrenia.
he’be·phren’ic (-frěn’ĭk, -frē’nĭk) adj.
[hee-ber] /ˈhi bər/ noun 1. Reginald, 1783–1826, British bishop and hymn writer. passing over. (1.) Son of Beriah and grandson of Asher (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chr. 7:31, 32). (2.) The Kenite (Judg. 4:11, 17; 5:24), a descendant of Hobab. His wife Jael received Sisera (q.v.) into her tent and then killed him. (3.) 1 Chr. […]
Heberden Heb·er·den (hěb’ər-dn), William. 1710-1801. British physician who gave the first clinical description (1768) of angina pectoris.
[ey-ber] /eɪˈbɛr/ noun 1. Jacques René [zhahk ruh-ney] /ʒɑk rəˈneɪ/ (Show IPA), (“Père Duchesne”) 1755–94, French journalist and revolutionary leader. /French ebɛr/ noun 1. Jacques René (ʒak rəne). 1755–94, French journalist and revolutionary: a leader of the sans-culottes during the French Revolution. He was guillotined under Robespierre
[heb-i-teyt] /ˈhɛb ɪˌteɪt/ verb (used with object), hebetated, hebetating. 1. to make dull or blunt. /ˈhɛbɪˌteɪt/ adjective 1. (of plant parts) having a blunt or soft point verb 2. (rare) to make or become blunted