Definition of mind-numbing in English:

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mind-numbing

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adjective

So extreme or intense as to prevent normal thought: the jury sat through hours of mind-numbing testimony
More example sentences
  • Cook's findings are presented in boringly linear sequence, fact following fact with mind-numbing monotony.
  • So people eventually came in and the day developed into the same mind-numbing tedium that I've come to expect.
  • Well excuse me for interrupting your precious mind-numbing serial with actual news!

Derivatives

mind-numbingly

adverb
Example sentences
  • The sparse dialogue is as mind-numbingly declamatory and unsubtle as political oratory or operatic aria.
  • Nor was this match forgettable; this mind-numbingly dull 90 minutes will remain forever etched in the memories of all 6,227 spectators.
  • And as with most of the international trade treaties, it sounds mind-numbingly boring, but its potential implications are huge.

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Syllabification: mind-numb·ing

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