Antonyms for obtunded

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ob-tuhnd
Phonetic Transcription : ɒbˈtʌnd

Definition of obtunded

Origin :
  • c.1400, (transitive) "to render dead, make dull," used occasionally in English, especially in medical jargon; from Latin obtundere "to blunt, make dull, weaken, exhaust," literally "to beat against" (see obtuse). Related: Obtundation; obtunded.
  • As in numb : verb deaden
  • As in blunt : verb make dull
Example sentences :
  • Madeira did not seem to be unconscious, but his senses were obtunded, and it was some minutes before he could sit up.
  • Extract from : « Sally of Missouri » by R. E. Young
  • But one phase of it seemed to reach his obtunded consciousness, for this made a direct inroad upon his bank account.
  • Extract from : « The Gay Gnani of Gingalee » by Florence Huntley

Synonyms for obtunded

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