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Just at the outset, the act of seeing made not the least impression on her numbed brain.

In her numbed brain was no flicker of thought as to whatever might come to her afterward.

Choking, he managed with numbed fingers to screw his helmet on.

With numbed and trembling fingers he began tying up the letters.

Do you know, Jan, that when the very worst has happened, you get kind of numbed.

Her fatigue became so great that she staggered and hobbled about on her numbed legs.

That blood, in which he had stepped, seemed to have numbed his legs.

Telemachus got up on his numbed feet and stretched his legs.

Numbed, with their breath catching in their throats, they stared.

He seemed a gentleman, but had so rattled her round that her powers of observation were numbed.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from numb (adj.) + -ness.

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