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heb·e·tude   [heb-i-tood, -tyood]
–noun

the state of being dull; lethargy.

Etymology:

1615–25; from Late Latin hebetd, from Latin hebes, hebet, dull.

—Related forms
heb·e·tu·di·nous, adjective

Usage:

Plauged by hebetude brought on by too much barbeque and too much heat, I've been lax about searching for new and interesting words this week. I hope this one will suffice to sustain your interest.
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