hebetate

verb
heb·​e·​tate | \ˈhe-bə-ˌtāt \
hebetated; hebetating

Definition of hebetate 

transitive verb

: to make dull or obtuse

Other Words from hebetate

hebetation \ ˌhe-​bə-​ˈtā-​shən \ noun

First Known Use of hebetate

1574, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hebetate

Latin hebetatus, past participle of hebetare, from hebet-, hebes dull

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