Definition of numb in English:

numb

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Pronunciation: /nʌm
 
/

adjective

verb

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Derivatives

numbly

adverb
More example sentences
  • He would not, as he walked out of his Chiswick house into the sunshine, have considered that by lunchtime he would be staring numbly at her dead body.
  • Dressing for the trip home, I stared numbly at the clothes hanging in my closet.
  • The original film ended with Katharine Ross numbly pushing her shopping cart down the grocery aisle.

Origin

late Middle English nome(n), past participle of obsolete nim 'take'.

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