abrutir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From à +‎ brute.

Verb[edit]

abrutir

  1. (transitive) To render idiotic; to turn into idiots.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To blunt or deaden the mind.
  3. (transitive) To overwhelm, to devastate.
  4. (literary) To return to a brutish or bestial state.

Conjugation[edit]

  • This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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