hebes

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Etymology[edit]

From hebeō ‎(I am blunt or dull).

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Adjective[edit]

hebes m, f, n ‎(genitive hebetis); third declension

  1. blunt, dull, not sharp or pointed
  2. (of senses) dim, faint, dull; tasteless, without smell
  3. (figuratively) dull, obtuse, sluggish, heavy, stupid; slow, tardy

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Note that there is an alternative accusative singular form hebem and an alternative ablative singular form hebete. Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative hebes hebetēs hebetia
genitive hebetis hebetium
dative hebetī hebetibus
accusative hebetem hebes hebetēs hebetia
ablative hebetī hebetibus
vocative hebes hebetēs hebetia

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