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BENUMBED

 Dictionary entry overview: What does benumbed mean? 

BENUMBED (adjective)
  The adjective BENUMBED has 2 senses:

1. lacking sensation
2. having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure

  Familiarity information: BENUMBED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BENUMBED (adjective)


Sense 1benumbed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking sensation

Synonyms:

benumbed; numb; asleep

Context examples:

my foot is asleep / numb with cold

Similar:

insensible (incapable of physical sensation)


Sense 2benumbed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure

Synonyms:

dulled; benumbed

Context examples:

the mind of the audience is becoming dulled / the benumbed intellectual faculties can no longer respond

Similar:

uninterested (not having or showing interest)


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