My arm was numb and tingling.
awoke to the steady pitter-patter of raindrops tingling on the rooftop
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The survey found that less than half of Americans know that numbness or tingling, blinking rapidly, crying out or screaming, and laughing are signs of a seizure as well.—Mira Miller, Verywell Health, 16 Nov. 2023 John Mayer’s and Ed Sheeran’s Spidey-Senses must have been tingling.—Tori Latham, Robb Report, 21 Sep. 2023 Feet tingled, fingers pulsed, capillaries dilated and danced.—Dan Greene, The New Yorker, 11 Sep. 2023 The moons alignment with Jupiter has your spidey-senses tingling.—USA TODAY, 8 Aug. 2023 People may experience a tingling sensation in the affected area before a breakout.—Health Editorial Team, Health, 30 Oct. 2023 Chills can manifest as a tingling sensation, shivers, or goosebumps.—Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 25 Oct. 2023 While flushing is generally harmless and temporary, it can sometimes be accompanied by feelings of warmth or tingling sensations.—Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 12 Oct. 2023 Symptoms can include hives, rashes, tingling, itchiness or swelling in the mouth, abdominal cramps, or wheezing.—Ashia Aubourg, SELF, 6 Oct. 2023
Sometimes, people find ASMR annoying or can share feelings of calm and relaxation from videos without feeling the tingles.—Dominique Fluker, Essence, 13 Oct. 2023 Both carry the peculiar tingle of the familiar, and most of the time either will do.—Sallie Tisdale, Harper's Magazine, 16 Oct. 2023 The essay, which begins with him noticing the beauty of a woman who is not his wife—a courageous admission that made my spine tingle—serves as a bracing tonic that reminds us not everything superficial is shallow.—WIRED, 25 Sep. 2023 Without adding a tint or shine, the product was almost undetectable, except for the subtle but pleasant tingle, and the feeling of soft lips throughout the day.—Rachael Schultz, Health, 12 Apr. 2023 The tactile experience generates something close to ASMR tingles.—Tim Carman, Washington Post, 10 July 2023 In the first couple of films (his five-film run suffered from wildly diminishing returns), there was a certain sensory satisfaction in all that was shiny and chrome, the clicks and whirs of metallic pieces sliding into place with an almost ASMR-like tingle.—Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times, 5 June 2023 There are people — this critic included — who will watch this scene and immediately sense with a hungry tingle that the film to come has been made expressly for their palate, and there is everyone else.—Guy Lodge, Variety, 24 May 2023 There’s also a hint of minty tingle that felt so refreshing and soothing.—Megan Decker, refinery29.com, 23 Apr. 2023 See More
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Middle English, alteration of tinklen to tinkle, tingle