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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure; Lacking sensation.

Usage examples (39)
  • I am so benumbed that I cannot put forth a hand to take them!
  • Verb (used with object) : benumbed by cold
  • Nor are narcotics -- from narkosis, Greek for "benumbed" -- necessarily all about nodding.
  • The warmth was very grateful to his benumbed frame. for more
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