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English definition of “numb”

numb

adjective
 
 
/nʌm/
BODY PART If a part of your body is numb, you cannot feel it: My fingers and toes were numb with cold.Touching and feelingShowing affection
EMOTION If you are numb with a bad emotion, you are so shocked that you are not able to think clearly: I was numb with grief after his death.Strong feelingsNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotionsSurprised
(Definition of numb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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