HyperDic: numbness

English > 2 senses of the word numbness:
NOUNstatenumbnesspartial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body
attributenumbness, apathy, indifference, spiritlessnessthe trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
numbness > pronunciation
Soundsnah'mnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > numbness: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningpartial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body; a symptom of nerve damage or dysfunction.
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishentumecimiento, parálisis
Catalanentumiment, paràlisi
Adjectivesnumblacking sensation
English > numbness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally.
Synonymsapathy, indifference, spiritlessness
Broaderpassivity, passivenessThe trait of remaining inactive
Spanishabandono, apatía, desidia, desinterés, indiferencia
Catalanapatia, desinterès, indiferència
Adjectivesnumb(followed by 'to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity

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