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  • v  make numb or insensitive
    The shock numbed her senses
  • s  lacking sensation
    numb with cold
  • s  (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive
    numb to the cries for mercy
  • s  so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror; petrified
    too numb with fear to move

  • But they came, and we went numb.
  • The end result: Redheads dread their excruciating dental work, while others just get numb cheeks a minor inconvenience.
  • At the end, Tony is as he was at the beginning: his development and degeneration are horrifyingly predictable; his death evokes not fear or pity, but numb relief.
News & Articles

  • New Video: Yakima business owners dealing with impact of fire
    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 22:40:10 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — The owners of two local businesses say they are still processing their thoughts about the early-morning fire that damaged much of their building. “You’re just numb,” said Leslie Paddock, who runs Geppetto’s Italian Bistro with her husband,...
    June 12, 2013 - Yakima Herald-Republic

  • Paul Gascoigne in Belfast Telegraph
    Asked what his message would be to Sir Bobby and his family, Gascoigne said: "I love him and his wife Elsie - I'll always be there for her. I'm sort of numb, I want to go up and see his wife Elsie but it's a difficult situation for everyone. I'm...
  • Bob McKillop in ESPN
    I'm numb right now,coach Bob McKillop said.
  • Brian Campbell in
    Once your face gets a little numb you feel fine,Campbell said. "The ears were cold a little bit, maybe a little frostbite on them, but that's all right."

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