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Meaning of BENUMBED

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"

BENUMBED is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: asleep(p), dulled, insensible, numb, uninterested



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Be*numbed"\, a.
Made torpid; numbed; stupefied; deadened; as, a benumbed body
and mind. -- {Be*numbed"ness}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
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