numb definition

  • adjective:
    • Deprived of power to feel or move usually; benumbed: feet numb with cool; also numb with fear to cry completely.
    • Emotionally unresponsive; indifferent: numb to yet another charm.
    • with no power of feeling and movement or experience; insensible.
    • Not able to react, surprised, shocked
    • Enfeebled in, or destitute of, the effectiveness of feeling and movement; rendered torpid; benumbed; insensible.
    • creating numbness; benumbing.
    • so scared on be unable to go; stunned or paralyzed with horror; petrified
    • (accompanied by `to') not showing peoples sensation or susceptibility; unresponsive
    • lacking sensation
  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce or be numb.
    • which will make numb; to deprive of the energy of sensation or motion; to render senseless or inert; to deaden; to benumb; to stupefy.
  • verb:
    • resulting in in order to become numb.
    • make numb or insensitive
  • others:
    • Taken; seized.
    • Deprived for the power of sensation, as from a stoppage regarding the blood flow; torpid; for this reason, stupefied; powerless to feel or work: as, fingers numb with cold; numb senses.
    • creating numbness; benumbing.
    • Synonyms Benumbed, deadened, paralyzed, insensible.
    • To deprive of this power of sensation; lifeless tho sense of feeling in; benumb; render torpid.
    • To render lifeless; deaden; stupefy.

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