Verb(1) make numb or insensitive
Adjective(1) lacking sensation(2) (followed by `to'(3) so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror; petrified
(1) I still felt numb and unfeeling, as if nothing that was happening was real.(2) The various band members found different ways to numb the pain.(3) Anna came in saying that she felt emotionally numb .(4) The growth of drug abuse testifies to the increasing numbers of people wanting to escape their reality, or at least numb its pain.(5) McKeown says he felt numb when the verdict came through.(6) The need to numb the pain of their existence is understood.(7) Many use drugs or alcohol in an attempt to numb their pain.(8) He tried to move his left leg, to free it from the snow, but it was too tightly wedged, and beginning to go numb with cold.(9) I could feel the cold starting to numb my ears and cheeks, and a few stray rainspecks hit my skin.(10) He woke numb and cold, inside a carved hole in the rock.(11) But now that his marriage has broken up, he feels numb again.(12) He reached to grab the rifle but could not because his forearm felt numb and dead.(13) My hands were getting numb with the cold and I'd got blood all down the side of my head where the oxygen bottle had hit me.(14) I then begin to feel numb , but this side-effect is temporary.(15) I lay there still in a numb daze from the shock of Mike's mysterious and sudden death.(16) She drank three small glasses of hard liquor first to numb the pain, he said.
(1) go numb :: gaan gevoelloos
1. without sensation ::
2. asleep ::
3. dead ::
4. deaden ::
5. blunt ::
1. feeling ::
2. sensible ::
3. sensitive ::
Different Formsnumb, numbed, numbest, numbing, numbly, numbness, numbs
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