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  • adj.numb
  • adj.inactive

synonyms for benumbed

  • deadened
  • asleep
  • insensible
  • insensitive
  • unresponsive
  • wooden
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How to use benumbed in a sentence

I saw this girl, eight or nine years old, all benumbed and nothing but skin and bone.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The words were a talisman on the benumbed faculties of Louis; he hastened forward, and threw himself into the carriage.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The rest toiled on through swamps and mire, half-starved and benumbed with cold.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
The Thtre Franais, recently benumbed as with the quiet of the grave, became all at once a tumultuous battlefield.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
The worst effects come last, when the brain is too benumbed to judge fairly of their harm.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
He moved on in silence, as if his energies were benumbed by the hitherto undreamt-of possibility that his position was untenable.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
The tones sounded, to the boy's benumbed senses, far away, as a heavily bearded man knelt down and placed his hand upon his heart.
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
This was speedily effected, and without awaking the youth, whose senses were benumbed, as if by some powerful opiate.
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
During their whole march they were soaking wet to the knees, and benumbed by a temperature always at or near the freezing point.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 10, ISSUE 278, SUPPLEMENTARY NUMBER (1828)VARIOUS
He felt the injured limb, which was almost benumbed, and ascertained beyond doubt that it was fractured below the knee.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
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