Definition of Numbing

1. Adjective. Causing numbness or insensitivity. "The numbing effect of grief"




Definition of Numbing

1. Verb. (present participle of numb) ¹

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Definition of Numbing

1. numb [v] - See also: numb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Numbing

numberlike
numberous
numberplate
numberplates
numbers
numbers game
numbers games
numbers juggling
numbers needed to harm
numbers pool
numbers racket
numberwork
numbest
numbfish
numbfishes
numbing (current term)
numbingly
numbles
numbly
numbness
numbnesses
numbnuts
numbre
numbs
numbskull
numbskulled
numbskulls
numby
numchuck
numchucks

Literary usage of Numbing

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1. Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History by James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford (1902)
"... You played a grand and most stupendous role; numbing your secret nature, good and glad, To juggle with crowns as does with stones a lad, ..."

2. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences by Frederick Courteney Selous (1908)
"... story—numbing effect of lion's bite — Cruelty in nature— Appearance of wild lions—Colour of eyes—Lions at bay—A crouching lion—A lucky shot—The cat a ..."

3. Recent Advances in Theistic Philosophy of Religion by James Lindsay (1897)
"... the recent deepened study of the History of Religions to remain unmindful of the great influence of sin, with its numbing and retarding effects, ..."

4. The Book of Nature by John Mason Good (1826)
"... knees received the numbing stroke. Great Hector falls extended on the field, His bulk supporting on the shatter'd shield. ..."

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