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Morgan promises his show will be a “fearless forum for lively debate” that “celebrates the right of everyone to have an opinion”—which, in this writer’s opinion, sounds mind-numbing already.

The refugee stories are compelling at first, but horrific details are numbing.

Instead, there are more numbing lists, like “If my bed could talk.”

Also to blame is a press with a limited appetite for mind-numbing budgets.

But the arts have suffered the most from this mind-numbing approach.

The complexities within that religious order, renowned for its scholars and loyalty to the pope, make for a numbing leitmotif.

A cold, numbing sensation stole down my spine and made my legs grow suddenly weak.

Winston could scarcely grasp them, for he had lived of late in the cities, and the cold he had been sheltered from was numbing.

His head was throbbing, though he had touched no wine; there was a great weight in his breast, numbing, crushing.

Ere a dozen steps were retraced, she was met by the shower,—November rain, cutting and numbing as hail.

He stood among them outwardly calm and smiling, his brain fighting off the numbing, confused riot that raged within it.

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On this page you'll find 260 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to numbing, such as: bitter, bleak, brisk, chilled, cool, and crisp.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.