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  • adj.deadened, insensitive
  • verbdeaden

synonyms for numb

  • dazed
  • indifferent
  • anesthetized
  • benumbed
  • callous
  • detached
  • frozen
  • immobilized
  • numbed
  • paralyzed
  • stupefied
  • aloof
  • apathetic
  • asleep
  • casual
  • comatose
  • dead
  • disinterested
  • incurious
  • insensate
  • insensible
  • insentient
  • lethargic
  • listless
  • phlegmatic
  • remote
  • senseless
  • stuporous
  • torpid
  • unconcerned
  • unconscious
  • uncurious
  • unfeeling
  • uninterested
See also synonyms for: numbed / number / numbing / numbness
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antonyms for numb

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  • compassionate
  • sympathetic
  • lively
  • responsive
  • sensitive
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How to use numb in a sentence

Although I feel more numb than overwhelmed this year, I am grateful for the simplicity of this dish.
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The technical distinction is mind-numbing to everyone but securities lawyers, but has some important implications.
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Last winter, JaMarcus Crews forced his feet, however numb, to walk a paved public track in the town of Centreville, Alabama, until his calves cramped and sweat bloomed across his T-shirt.
FOR YEARS, JAMARCUS CREWS TRIED TO GET A NEW KIDNEY, BUT CORPORATE HEALTHCARE STOOD IN THE WAYBY LIZZIE PRESSERDECEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
They’re exactly what I want to keep my legs from going numb while cooking dinner on late-fall camping trips.
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To keep the blood flow going, she releases saliva from the hypopharynx, which contains a tranquilizer to numb sensation.
EVOLUTION MADE MOSQUITOS INTO STEALTHY, SENSITIVE VAMPIRESERICA MCALISTEROCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some people prefer to use numbing cream, but no anesthesia is required and discomfort is minor.
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The itching was so bad that I put ice cubes in my leggings in hopes of numbing the bites enough so I could sleep.
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When she thought that he was there at hand, waiting for her, she grew numb with the intoxication of expectancy.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Her soul was numb, her courage seemed dead, and little care had she in that hour of what might betide her now.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
As they sat by the ashes, numb with the cold, all of a sudden a new warmth filled the lodge.
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WORDS RELATED TO NUMB

  • blunt
  • chill
  • cumber
  • daze
  • deaden
  • hebetate
  • numb
  • stun
  • stupefy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.