Origin of hebetude
Related formsheb·e·tu·di·nous, adjective
Examples from the Web for hebetude
I am set up by a beneficent providence at the corner of the road, to warn you to flee from the hebetude that is to follow.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Jaffery rose from his knees and regarded her in the hebetude of reaction.Jaffery|William J. Locke
An increasing indisposition to mental effort, some hebetude of mind, and a gradually deepening despondency are felt.
He has hebetude and some delirium, though not very active; he is deaf.
As it is, he has some difficulty to contend with the hebetude of his intellect, and the meanness of his subject.Hazlitt on English Literature|Jacob Zeitlin