[heb-i-tood, -tyood] /ˈhɛb ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/

the state of being dull; lethargy.
(rare) mental dullness or lethargy

1620s, from Latin hebetudo, noun of quality from hebes “blunt, dull,” of unknown origin. Related: Hebetate (v.); hebetation; hebetudinous.

hebetude heb·e·tude (hěb’ĭ-tōōd’, -tyōōd’)
Dullness of mind; mental lethargy.
heb’e·tu’di·nous (-tōōd’n-əs, -tyōōd’-) adj.


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