Obtunded



[ob-tuhnd] /ɒbˈtʌnd/

verb (used with object)
1.
to blunt; dull; deaden.
/ɒbˈtʌnd/
verb
1.
(transitive) (rare) to deaden or dull
v.

c.1400, (transitive) “to render dead, make dull,” used occasionally in English, especially in medical jargon; from Latin obtundere “to blunt, make dull, weaken, exhaust,” literally “to beat against” (see obtuse). Related: Obtundation; obtunded.

obtund ob·tund (ŏb-tŭnd’)
v. ob·tund·ed, ob·tund·ing, ob·tunds
To dull or blunt, especially sensation or pain.
ob·tund’ent adj.
ob·tun’di·ty n.

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