obtundo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ob (upon) + tundere (to strike).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active obtundō, present infinitive obtundere, perfect active obtudī, supine obtusum

  1. I strike, beat or batter
  2. I blunt
  3. I deafen

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • obtundo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • obtuse in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911