adjective see hebetude

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hebetudinous — index languid, lifeless (dull), phlegmatic, stagnant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hebetudinous — adjective Displaying mental lethargy or dullness. His hebetudinous lack of curiosity enraged the instructor …   Wiktionary

  • hebetudinous — See hebetude. * * * …   Universalium

  • hebetudinous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Lacking mental and physical alertness and activity: lethargic, sluggish, stupid, stuporous, torpid. Slang: dopey. See ACTION. 2. Lacking in intelligence: blockheaded, dense, doltish, dumb, obtuse, stupid,… …   English dictionary for students

  • hebetudinous — heb·e·tu·di·nous …   English syllables

  • hebetudinous — adjective see hebetude …   Useful english dictionary

  • hebetude — hebetudinous, adj. /heb i toohd , tyoohd /, n. the state of being dull; lethargy. [1615 25; < LL hebetudo dullness, bluntness, equiv. to L hebet (s. of hebes) dull + udo; see TUDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • stupid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. slow witted, dull, obtuse; benumbed, bemused; absurd, inane; banal, tiresome, tedious, dull. See ignorance, credulity, folly.Ant., smart, witty. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Foolish] Syn. senseless,… …   English dictionary for students

  • dopey — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. stupid, idiotic, moronic, retarded, silly, mindless. ANT.: brilliant, intelligent, thoughtful II (Roget s Thesaurus II) also dopy adjective 1. Slang. Lacking mental and physical alertness and activity: hebetudinous …   English dictionary for students

  • Imbecility — (Roget s Thesaurus) Folly. < N PARAG:Imbecility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 want of intelligence want of intelligence &c. 498 want of intellect &c. 450 Sgm: N 1 shadowness shadowness silliness foolishness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 imbecility… …   English dictionary for students

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