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. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • benumbedness — noun The state or quality of being benumbed …   Wiktionary

  • benumbedness — n. numbness, inability to feel; frozenness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • benumbedness — benumbedˈness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑benumb …   Useful english dictionary

  • benumb — benumbedness /bi numd nis, num id /, n. benumbingly, adv. benumbment, n. /bi num /, v.t. 1. to make numb; deprive of sensation: benumbed by cold. 2. to render inactive; deaden or stupefy. [1350 1400; back formation from ME benomen, ptp. of… …   Universalium

  • acedia — Synonyms and related words: accidia, aloofness, anger, apathy, ataraxia, ataraxy, avarice, avaritia, benumbedness, blah, blahs, boredom, carelessness, casualness, cave of Trophonius, cave of despair, comatoseness, deadly sin, despair,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • apathy — Synonyms and related words: Laodiceanism, abeyance, abstraction, abulia, accidia, acedia, alienation, aloofness, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blahs, boredom, callousness, calmness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ataraxy — Synonyms and related words: accidia, acedia, aloofness, apathy, ataraxia, benumbedness, blah, blahs, bovinity, calmness, carelessness, casualness, comatoseness, composure, contemplation, coolness, detachment, disinterest, dispassion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blah — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, Olympian, acedia, aloof, aloofness, apathetic, apathy, arid, ataraxia, ataraxy, balderdash, baloney, banausic, barren, benumbed, benumbedness, bilge, blah blah, blahs, blank, blase, blather, blatherskite,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blahs — Synonyms and related words: acedia, aloofness, angst, anguish, anxiety, apathy, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blue devils, blues, boredom, cheerlessness, comatoseness, detachment, discomfort, discomposure, discontent, disinterest,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • detachment — Synonyms and related words: Jim Crow, KP, Olympian detachment, abstraction, abulia, accidia, acedia, adjunct, age group, alienation, aloneness, aloofness, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apartheid, apartness, apathy, army, army group …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”