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Synonyms for numb

Synonyms for numb

lacking physical feeling or sensitivity

to render less sensitive

to render helpless, as by emotion

Synonyms for numb

make numb or insensitive

lacking sensation

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(followed by 'to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity

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so frightened as to be unable to move

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Numb chin syndrome as an early symptom of primary and secondary vasculitis.
Christine, of Aberdare, said: "I was numb, just numb.
The extras include alternative versions of Comfortably Numb and Arnold Layne with vocals by Richard Wright, Gilmour's take on Barrett's Dark Globe and Astronomy Domine as recorded at Abbey Road.
But there is a risk, players can get stood on with big toe injuries and, while the injection numbs the pain for two hours, it can get a bit more sore afterwards.
The small but growing band of people who gather annually in the streets outside Fort Benning are not numb.
I feel the fullness of being empty Right now there is comfort in feeling numb Empty space is not the same as no space.
Certainly, not every officer deals with stress and trauma by abusing chemicals, and not every officer who chooses to abuse chemicals does so to numb the effects of trauma.
The former Blue Peter beauty moaned: "We were kept waiting so long that my ankle went numb.
All my blood was pumping, my eyes were open and the world was numb to the conflicts plaguing society.
When winter hits, Foxy G is living in a cardboard box, wings too numb to play music.
It began in mid-October when my hands, chest and feet started feeling numb.
We have already become numb to many of the words spoken and written again and again.
Gebauer's Ethyl Chloride is a topical skin refrigerant widely used by healthcare professionals to instantly cool and numb skin prior to injection and minor surgical procedures.
It doesn't have the adverse effect of the numb mouth syndrome,' so patients are more comfortable and much more amiable to treatment.
Under the direction of Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Urban Bush Women's recent program, which included Vocal Attack, Hair Stories, "Shelter", and Batty Moves, encountered that difficulty, often leaving spectators numb with the intensity of it all rather than elated or inspired.