- It was so cold that my fingers went numb.
- He stood there numb with fear.
The side of my face was still numb an hour after the surgery.
I had a numb feeling in my toes.
It was so cold that my fingers went numb.
A stroke can cause one side of your body to go numb.
Her son had died and she just felt numb.
He stood there numb with fear.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'numb.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
What made you want to look up numb? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Test Your Emoji Exceptionalism