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English definition of “numb”


adjective [-er/-est only]    /nʌm/
(of a part of the body ) unable to feel anything: My fingers are so cold , they’re numb. If you are numb with a strong emotion , you are not able to feel anything else or to think clearly : At the sound of breaking glass , she went numb with fear . numbness    /ˈnʌm·nəs/ noun [U]
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