View definitions for benumbed


adjective as in numb

adjective as in inactive

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I saw this girl, eight or nine years old, all benumbed and nothing but skin and bone.

The words were a talisman on the benumbed faculties of Louis; he hastened forward, and threw himself into the carriage.

The rest toiled on through swamps and mire, half-starved and benumbed with cold.

The Thtre Franais, recently benumbed as with the quiet of the grave, became all at once a tumultuous battlefield.

The worst effects come last, when the brain is too benumbed to judge fairly of their harm.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to benumbed, such as: deadened, asleep, insensible, insensitive, unresponsive, and wooden.

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