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See definition of numbing on Dictionary.com
  • as incold
  • as infreezing
  • as innarcotic
  • as inpiercing
  • as inshivery
  • as insoporific
  • as insomnifacient

synonyms for numbing

  • bitter
  • bleak
  • brisk
  • chilled
  • cool
  • crisp
  • frigid
  • frosty
  • frozen
  • icy
  • intense
  • raw
  • snowy
  • wintry
  • Siberian
  • arctic
  • chill
  • cutting
  • hyperborean
  • icebox
  • keen
  • sharp
  • stinging
  • algid
  • below freezing
  • below zero
  • benumbed
  • biting
  • blasting
  • boreal
  • brumal
  • frore
  • gelid
  • glacial
  • have goose bumps
  • hawkish
  • hiemal
  • iced
  • inclement
  • nipping
  • nippy
  • numbed
  • one-dog night
  • penetrating
  • piercing
  • polar
  • rimy
  • severe
  • shivery
  • sleety
  • snappy
  • two-dog night

antonyms for numbing

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  • hot
  • mild
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • temperate
  • warm
  • amicable
  • friendly
  • hot
  • responsive
  • tropical
  • warm
  • good
  • kind
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • boiling
  • heated
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      How to use numbing in a sentence

      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.
      PIERS MORGAN IS NOW AN ASSHOLE OF RECORD-BREAKING PROPORTIONSLAURA BRADLEYDECEMBER 20, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
      A cold, numbing sensation stole down my spine and made my legs grow suddenly weak.
      UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
      Winston could scarcely grasp them, for he had lived of late in the cities, and the cold he had been sheltered from was numbing.
      WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
      His head was throbbing, though he had touched no wine; there was a great weight in his breast, numbing, crushing.
      GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
      Ere a dozen steps were retraced, she was met by the shower,—November rain, cutting and numbing as hail.
      ALONEMARION HARLAND
      He stood among them outwardly calm and smiling, his brain fighting off the numbing, confused riot that raged within it.
      THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
      There was a numbing feeling of horror as he recoiled before this thing.
      THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
      Now and then the streak of radiance widened behind the box, and the cold grew numbing as the icy wind flowed in.
      THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
      It was blowing strongly now, and a numbing drowsiness had to be grappled with as the warmth died out of them.
      THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
      When the ship's discoverers boarded her, their eyes were greeted by a sight whose ghastliness filled them with a numbing horror.
      ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, NOVEMBER, 1930VARIOUS
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