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benumb

verb

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to reduce or weaken in strength or feeling
  • a succession of personal tragedies had benumbed him to all grief

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The first known use of benumb was in the 14th century

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“Benumb.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/benumb. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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