Definition of 'numb'

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People already accuse me of being numb to emotion without any help from painkillers. The Sun (2014)The side of my body went numb. The Sun (2014)Now two fingers on my left hand feel increasingly numb. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We are all numb and in shock. The Sun (2014)They are using them all as an anaesthetic to numb things. The Sun (2010)Your friend will feel as if his right index finger has become completely numb. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The body goes numb and the mind races. Times, Sunday Times (2009)After the numbing shock comes the denial of reality. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The steering is light and feels a bit numb but this is not a vehicle you choose for its handling capabilities. The Sun (2013)We're all numb with pure grief. The Sun (2008)Some were quite cold and numb, perhaps to protect themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And there's no anaesthetic that can numb his pain. The Sun (2014)I pretended to feel ill and went home feeling shocked and numb. The Sun (2007)It was a numbing experience. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Everyone is numb with grief. The Sun (2009)Local anaesthetic is used to numb the area - a sedative isn't always given. The Sun (2011)

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Translations for 'numb'

British English: numb /nʌm/ ADJECTIVE
If a part of your body is numb, you cannot feel anything there.
He could feel his fingers growing numb.
  • American English: numb
  • Arabic: خَدِرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: dormente
  • Chinese: 麻木的
  • Croatian: umrtvljen
  • Czech: ztuhlý zimou
  • Danish: følelsesløs
  • Dutch: verstijfd
  • European Spanish: entumecido
  • Finnish: tunnoton
  • French: engourdi
  • German: empfindungslos
  • Greek: μουδιασμένος
  • Italian: insensibile
  • Japanese: 感覚のない
  • Korean: 저린
  • Norwegian: nummen
  • Polish: zdrętwiały
  • European Portuguese: dormente
  • Romanian: amorțit
  • Russian: онемелый
  • Spanish: entumecido
  • Swedish: domnad
  • Thai: ชา
  • Turkish: uyuşuk
  • Ukrainian: занімілий
  • Vietnamese:


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