numb

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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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3 -- color) Richard Lawrence's eye is numbed with drops prior to surgery.
Rusedski said he was numbed by the news which he received by telephone on Tuesday night.
Numbed by grief, Manuela sets out for Barcelona to find her son's father, a transvestite now dying of AIDS, to inform him of the death of the child he never knew he had.
How many gunslingers came out of the Civil War, still socially numbed and prone to violence?
It is all designed to elicit feelings from people who have been to some extent numbed to feeling.