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benumbed meaning and definition

BENUMBED adjective

Definition of benumbed (adjective)

  1. lacking sensation
    • "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"
    • synonyms: asleep, numb
  2. having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure
    • "the mind of the audience is becoming dulled"; "the benumbed intellectual faculties can no longer respond"
    • synonyms: dulled
Source: Princeton University Wordnet