hebetation


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heb·e·tate

 (hĕb′ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. heb·e·tat·ed, heb·e·tat·ing, heb·e·tates
To make obtuse or dull.

[Latin hebetāre, hebetāt-, from hebes, hebet-, blunt.]

heb′e·ta′tion n.
heb′e·ta′tive adj.