Synonyms of 'numbing'
They huddled together against the numbing cold.
We found that television viewing had a numbing effect on emotional states in our participants.
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If you describe a place or the weather as arctic, you are emphasizing that it is extremely cold.
The bathroom is positively arctic.
Biting wind or cold is extremely cold.
a raw, biting northerly wind
Thesaurus for numbing from the Collins English Thesaurus
causing numbness, esp. in feeling or in mental or emotional response