Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / numbness
FEEDBACK

numbness

See definition of numbness on Dictionary.com

synonyms for numbness

  • apathy
  • paralysis
  • anesthesia
  • dullness
  • insensibility
  • insensitivity
  • stupefaction
  • stupor
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING numbness

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Skip The Calculus, Go Straight To This Quiz On Spelling Numbers
START THE QUIZ

How to use numbness in a sentence

A customer can pretty much point anywhere on the menu — numbing mapo tofu, stir-fried greens with garlic, spiced lamb ribs — and hit the jackpot.
TOM SIETSEMA’S 8 FAVORITE PLACES TO EAT RIGHT NOWTOM SIETSEMAJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s become so easy after months and months of this to become numb.
“WE’VE LET THE WORST HAPPEN”: REFLECTING ON 400,000 DEADBY LOGAN JAFFEJANUARY 23, 2021PROPUBLICA
He has had to wear a brace on his right wrist and his left hand is numb.
FIREFIGHTER WHO NEARLY DIED OF COVID BEGS FRONT-LINE WORKERS: ‘PLEASE, GET THE SHOTS’KATIE METTLERJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Just-social friends, over time, can grow numb to each other’s day-to-day.
CAROLYN HAX: WELL, I . . . IT’S JUST THAT . . . I’D LIKE TO BE . . . HEARD WITHOUT INTERRUPTIONCAROLYN HAXJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By the time the last train arrived, my back felt broken, and my hands were numb from the cold.
NEAR THE END OF LIFE, MY HOSPICE PATIENT HAD A GHOSTLY VISITOR WHO ALTERED HIS VIEW OF THE WORLDSCOTT JANSSENJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The nurse hurried forward, and Corydon felt a stinging sensation in her side, and then a delightful numbness crept over her.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Tim cried out that he had been bitten, and that he felt an extraordinary numbness in the limb.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
Numbness and tingling follow its application to the limbs or tongue when it is of good quality.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
He forced himself to overcome the numbness which his brain cast up to defend itself.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO NUMBNESS

  • analgesia
  • insentience
  • numbness
  • stupor
  • unconsciousness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.