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numb

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of numb

  1. 1 lacking in sensation or feeling I've been sitting in the same position for too long and now my feet are numb Synonyms of numb asleep, benumbed, dead, insensitive, numbed, torpid, unfeeling Words Related to numb chilled, nipped; anesthetized, cocainized, deadened, drugged, stupefied; blunted, dulled, obtunded; insensible, senseless, unconscious; inanimate, insensate Near Antonyms of numb awake Antonyms of numb feeling, sensible, sensitive

  2. 2 not expressing any emotion apparently in shock, he answered the police officer's questions with a numb expression on his face Synonyms of numb catatonic, deadpan, empty, expressionless, impassive, inexpressive, blank, stolid, vacantWords Related to numb dull, vacuous, vague, vapid; enigmatic (also enigmatical), impenetrable, inscrutable, mysterious; motionless, static, still, wooden; reserved, restrained, reticent, taciturn; aloof, apathetic, cold, cool, detached, indifferent, phlegmatic, unresponsiveNear Antonyms of numb engaged, interested, responsive; active, alive, animated, bright, busy, dynamic, effervescent, energetic, expansive, exuberant, lively, vivacious; eloquent, revealing, revelatory; gestic, gesticulant, gesticulative, gesticulatory, gestural; emotional, melodramatic, theatrical (also theatric), unreserved, unrestrainedAntonyms of numb demonstrative, expressive

  3. 3 not feeling or showing emotion years of physical and emotional abuse had rendered the woman numb and withdrawn Synonyms of numb affectless, apathetic, cold-blooded, emotionless, impassible, impassive, passionless, phlegmatic, stoic (or stoical), stolid, undemonstrative, unemotionalWords Related to numb cold, cool, dispassionate, unmoved; calm, collected, composed; imperturbable, unflappable; reserved, reticent, taciturn; bland, blank, deadpan, dry, empty, expressionless, inexpressive, stone-faced, straight-faced, vacant, wooden; enigmatic (also enigmatical), impenetrable, inscrutable; aloof, bloodless, detached, indifferent, insensible, unconcerned, unsentimental; impersonal, objective, unresponsive; hard-hearted, pitiless, unfeeling; inconsiderate, thoughtlessNear Antonyms of numb blazing, burning, fiery, flaming, glowing, red-hot; ardent, enthusiastic, gung ho, warm-blooded, zealous; gushing, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, sentimental; dramatic, histrionic, melodramatic, overemotional, overheated, perfervid; compassionate, responsive, sympathetic; reactive, sensitiveAntonyms of numb demonstrative, emotional, fervent, fervid, hot-blooded, impassioned, passional, passionate, vehement


numb

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of numb

  1. to reduce or weaken in strength or feeling wait for the medication to numb your mouth Synonyms of numb benumb, blunt, cauterize, damp, dampen, deaden, dullWords Related to numb muffle, mute, tone (down); decrease, diminish, lessen, let up (on), lower, reduce, subdue; debilitate, enfeeble, weaken; dwindle, recede, subside, taper (off), wane; alleviate, ease, lighten; abate, moderateNear Antonyms of numb amplify, augment, beef (up), boost, consolidate, deepen, enhance, heighten, intensify, magnify, redouble, step up, strengthen; animate, arouse, stimulateAntonyms of numb sharpen, whet


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