adj (-er, -est)
- (with cold) entumecido the injection made my gums go numb la inyección me durmió las encías I just felt numb after the funeral quedé como atontado después del funeralto be numb
withsth my fingers were numb with cold tenía los dedos entumecidos de frío numb with fear petrificado de miedoMore example sentences
- I awoke to find this numb sensation in my left arm, and a horrible headache.
- You're standing beside a beer cooler on the bank of a frozen Siberian river, and your nose is numb with cold.
- He reached to grab the rifle but could not because his forearm felt numb and dead.
In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.
- [cold] entumecer*; [drug] dormir*, adormecer*, anestesiar television numbed the country to the horror of the disaster la excesiva cobertura televisiva del desastre insensibilizó a la poblaciónMore example sentences
- This is drunk warm out of small earthenware cups or chilled depending on the season, and in my experience the hot stuff numbs your senses like hemlock.
- And so she bravely walked down 2nd Avenue, fighting the elements, the cold wind numbing her soft little fingers.
- Are their senses numbed by visual culture, we wonder, or are they simply getting the programmes they deserve?