Synonyms of numb


1. numb, benumb, blunt, dull, desensitize, desensitise

usage: make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"


1. asleep(predicate), benumbed, numb, insensible (vs. sensible)

usage: lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"

2. dead(predicate), numb(predicate), insensitive (vs. sensitive)

usage: (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive; "passersby were dead to our plea for help"; "numb to the cries for mercy"

3. numb, afraid(predicate) (vs. unafraid)

usage: so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror; petrified; "too numb with fear to move"

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