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hebetate (HEB uh tayt) (verb), hebetates; hebetated; hebetating
1. To make or to become dull or to render a person insensible: Whenever someone is hebetated, he or she may lose mental alertness and physical responses.
There are some politician's whose political lives seem to hebetate their ethical sensibilities.2. Etymology: from Latin hebetatus which comes from hebetare, "to make dull, to blunt, to deaden".