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1 lacking in sensation or feeling
  • I've been sitting in the same position for too long and now my feet are numb

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Synonyms & Antonyms of numb (Entry 2 of 2)

to reduce or weaken in strength or feeling
  • wait for the medication to numb your mouth

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

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“Numb.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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