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Definition of 'numb'

Verb

  1. make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
       Synonyms: benumb blunt dull

Adjective

  1. lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"
       Synonyms: asleep benumbed
  2. (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive; "passersby were dead to our plea for help"; "numb to the cries for mercy"
       Synonyms: dead
  3. so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror; "petrified with fear"; "she was petrified by the eerie sound"; "too numb with fear to move"
       Synonyms: petrified


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