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ob·tund

 (ŏb-tŭnd′)
tr.v. ob·tund·ed, ob·tund·ing, ob·tunds
To make less intense; dull or deaden.

[Middle English obtunden, from Latin obtundere : ob-, against; see ob- + tundere, to beat.]

ob·tund′ent adj.
ob·tun′di·ty n.

obtund

(ɒbˈtʌnd)
vb
(tr) rare to deaden or dull
[C14: from Latin obtundere to beat against, from ob- against + tundere to belabour]
obˈtundent adj, n

ob•tund

(ɒbˈtʌnd)

v.t.
to blunt; dull; deaden.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin obtundere to beat at =ob- ob- + tundere to strike]
ob•tund′ent, adj., n.

obtund


Past participle: obtunded
Gerund: obtunding

Imperative
obtund
obtund
Present
I obtund
you obtund
he/she/it obtunds
we obtund
you obtund
they obtund
Preterite
I obtunded
you obtunded
he/she/it obtunded
we obtunded
you obtunded
they obtunded
Present Continuous
I am obtunding
you are obtunding
he/she/it is obtunding
we are obtunding
you are obtunding
they are obtunding
Present Perfect
I have obtunded
you have obtunded
he/she/it has obtunded
we have obtunded
you have obtunded
they have obtunded
Past Continuous
I was obtunding
you were obtunding
he/she/it was obtunding
we were obtunding
you were obtunding
they were obtunding
Past Perfect
I had obtunded
you had obtunded
he/she/it had obtunded
we had obtunded
you had obtunded
they had obtunded
Future
I will obtund
you will obtund
he/she/it will obtund
we will obtund
you will obtund
they will obtund
Future Perfect
I will have obtunded
you will have obtunded
he/she/it will have obtunded
we will have obtunded
you will have obtunded
they will have obtunded
Future Continuous
I will be obtunding
you will be obtunding
he/she/it will be obtunding
we will be obtunding
you will be obtunding
they will be obtunding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been obtunding
you have been obtunding
he/she/it has been obtunding
we have been obtunding
you have been obtunding
they have been obtunding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been obtunding
you will have been obtunding
he/she/it will have been obtunding
we will have been obtunding
you will have been obtunding
they will have been obtunding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been obtunding
you had been obtunding
he/she/it had been obtunding
we had been obtunding
you had been obtunding
they had been obtunding
Conditional
I would obtund
you would obtund
he/she/it would obtund
we would obtund
you would obtund
they would obtund
Past Conditional
I would have obtunded
you would have obtunded
he/she/it would have obtunded
we would have obtunded
you would have obtunded
they would have obtunded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.obtund - reduce the edge or violence of; "obtunded reflexes"
blunt, deaden - make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
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