HyperDic: numb

English > 4 senses of the word numb:
ADJECTIVEallnumb, asleep, benumbedlacking sensation
allnumb, dead(followed by 'to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity
allnumbso frightened as to be unable to move
VERBperceptionnumb, benumb, blunt, dullmake numb or insensitive
numb > pronunciation
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > numb: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking sensation.
Example "numb with cold"
Synonymsasleep, benumbed
BroaderinsensibleIncapable of physical sensation
Spanishentumecido, insensibilizado, insensible
Catalaninsensibilitzat, insensible
Nounsnumbnesspartial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body
Adverbsnumblyin a numb manner
English > numb: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(followed by 'to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive.
Example "numb to the cries for mercy"
BroaderinsensitiveDeficient in human sensibility
Nounsnumbnessthe trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
English > numb: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningSo frightened as to be unable to move; stunned / stunned or paralyzed with terror; petrified.
Example"too numb with fear to move"
BroaderafraidFilled with fear or apprehension
English > numb: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake numb or insensitive.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will numb him; The performance is likely to numb Sue
Example"The shock numbed her senses"
Synonymsbenumb, blunt, dull
Broaderdesensitize, desensitiseCause not to be sensitive

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