Antonyms for obtunding
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : ob-tuhnd|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɒbˈtʌnd|
Definition of obtundingOrigin :
- 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
- Both admitted the alternately stimulating and obtunding influence of heterosexual magnetism.
- Extract from : « Ulysses » by James Joyce
Synonyms for obtunding
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