numbing

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numb·ing

adjective \ˈnə-miŋ\

Definition of NUMBING

:  tending or serving to make numb or spiritless <losing by a numbing margin> <a numbing lecture>
numb·ing·ly adverb

Examples of NUMBING

  1. <an utterly numbing class in statistics>
  2. <the numbing air of that wintry morning>

First Known Use of NUMBING

1581

Related to NUMBING

Synonyms
arid, colorless, drab, dreary, drudging, dry, dull, dusty, flat, heavy, ho-hum, humdrum, jading, jejune, leaden, mind-numbing, monochromatic, monotonous, boring, old, pedestrian, ponderous, slow, stale, stodgy, stuffy, stupid, tame, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, wearisome, weary, wearying
Antonyms
absorbing, engaging, engrossing, gripping, interesting, intriguing, involving, riveting

Rhymes with NUMBING

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