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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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English

Pronunciation

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Etymology

From the past participle of nim

Adjective

numb (comparative number, superlative numbest)

  1. Without the power of sensation and motion or feeling; insensible.

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to numb

Third person singular
numbs

Simple past
numbed

Past participle
numbed

Present participle
numbing

to numb (third-person singular simple present numbs, present participle numbing, simple past and past participle numbed)

  1. To cause to become numb.
    The dentist gave me novacaine to numb my tooth before drilling, thank goodness.

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