Definition of numbness in English:

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numbness

Pronunciation: /ˈnʌmnəs/

noun

[mass noun]
The state of being numb: tingling and numbness in the left arm
More example sentences
  • Sometimes it was more like numbness or paralysis, or even problems with co-ordination.
  • The specific vertebra of the neck that corresponds to the fingers is then adjusted to alleviate the numbness.
  • It started in the left leg, the tingle creeping slowly through the whole limb leaving numbness in its wake.
Synonyms
lack of sensation, lack of feeling, deadness, insensibility;
paralysis, stupefaction, immobility

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