hebetudinous


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heb·e·tude

 (hĕb′ĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′)
n.
Dullness of mind; mental lethargy.

[Late Latin hebetūdō, from Latin hebes, hebet-, dull.]

heb′e·tu′di·nous (-to͞od′n-əs, -tyo͞od′-) adj.
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hebetudinous

adjective
1. Lacking mental and physical alertness and activity:
Slang: dopey.
2. Lacking in intelligence:
Informal: thick.
Slang: dimwitted, dopey.
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Wounded, the politically hebetudinous Saleh in a croaky voice beseeched his murderous militia to confront the tribal fighters- before being wheeled on to a Riyadh bound jet.
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After all, if this hebetudinous clunker was just comedy, Sandler and company wouldn't have, as the New York Times reported, sought out Arab actors to give the movie "legitimacy.