hebetude


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hebetude

 [heb´ĕ-to̳d]
mental dullness; apathy.

mo·ri·a

(mō'rē-ă),
1. Rarely used term denoting foolishness or dullness of comprehension. Synonym(s): hebetude
2. Rarely used term for a mental state marked by frivolity, joviality, an inveterate tendency to jest, and inability to take anything seriously.
[G. mōria, folly, fr. mōros, stupid, dull]

hebetude

/heb·e·tude/ (heb´ĕ-tldbomacd) dullness; apathy.

hebetude

[heb′ito̅o̅d′]
Etymology: L, hebeo, to be blunt
a state of dullness or lethargy, characteristic of some forms of schizophrenia.

hebetude

An obsolete term for mental dullness (mental retardation).