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benumbed

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

lacking in sensation or feeling
  • my benumbed ears took a few minutes to warm up after the frigid air outside

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benumbed

verb
past tense of benumb

Synonyms & Antonyms of benumbed (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Benumbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/benumbed. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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