Numbed
Numb Numb, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Numbed} (n[u^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Numbing} (n[u^]m"[i^]ng).] To make numb; to deprive of the power of sensation or motion; to render senseless or inert; to deaden; to benumb; to stupefy. [1913 Webster]

For lazy winter numbs the laboring hand. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Like dull narcotics, numbing pain. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • numbed — numbed; numbed·ly; …   English syllables

  • numbed — nÊŒmbd adj. made numb (especially by cold); insensitive (to pain), anesthetized nÊŒm v. cause to be numb, make insensitive (to pain), anesthetize adj. anesthetized; lacking sensitivity (to pain); in shock; senseless …   English contemporary dictionary

  • numbed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • numbed out — mod. nearly paralyzed by phencyclidine (PCP). (Drugs.) □ The teenager was nearly numbed out when they brought her in. □ Bart was totally numbed out on angel dust …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • be|numbed — «bih NUHMD», adjective. made numb …   Useful english dictionary

  • numbedly — numbed·ly …   English syllables

  • numb — [[t]nʌ̱m[/t]] numbs, numbing, numbed 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If a part of your body is numb, you cannot feel anything there. He could feel his fingers growing numb at their tips... My legs felt numb and my toes ached. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • numb — I UK [nʌm] / US adjective 1) a part of your body that is numb has no feeling After hours of sitting on the floor, her legs had gone numb. numb with: fingers numb with cold 2) not able to react or to show your emotions, often because of an extreme …   English dictionary

  • Benumbed — Be*numbed , a. Made torpid; numbed; stupefied; deadened; as, a benumbed body and mind. {Be*numbed ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Benumbedness — Benumbed Be*numbed , a. Made torpid; numbed; stupefied; deadened; as, a benumbed body and mind. {Be*numbed ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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