Benumbed

Definitions of "Benumbed"

Numb or torpid, either physically or morally: as, benumbed limbs; benumbed faith.

Made torpid; numbed; stupefied; deadened. adjective

Simple past tense and past participle of benumb. verb

Lacking sensation; numb adjective

Lacking interest; dulled adjective

Having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure adjective

Lacking sensation adjective

The word "Benumbed" in example sentences

Nor are narcotics -- from narkosis, Greek for "benumbed" -- necessarily all about nodding. Chicago Reader

King responded to the salute from Obama with a kind of benumbed indifference, although later in the show he expressed oddly unctuous gratitude to fellow TV talker "Dr. Phil" McGraw, who popped into the studio for a folksy bye-bye. A star-studded, but still somewhat muted, farewell for 'Larry King Live'

She wandered through the house and around the backyard in a benumbed state of shock. The Painter's Wife, a short story

For the most part, we are benumbed, befuddled or afraid. Judith Acosta: The Great American Trance

If it doesn't, we wind up like Fitzgerald, lost in a lost city, besotted by booze and benumbed by grief. Judith Acosta: The Necessary Death of Romance

And for a country that was born of faith and the fearlessness of millions of people crawling, paddling and begging their ways here so they could be free to now be a country paralyzed by magical thinking and benumbed with viral fear is heartbreaking. Judith Acosta: How Marketers Capitalize On Your Fear: Confessions Of An Ex-Ad-Woman

For the most part, we are benumbed, befuddled or afraid. Judith Acosta: The Great American Trance

If it doesn't, we wind up like Fitzgerald, lost in a lost city, besotted by booze and benumbed by grief. Judith Acosta: The Necessary Death of Romance

Sturdy, more frost-resistant than bees, they were already on the wing and preying on the benumbed flies. CHAPTER I

It's an unthreatening simulacrum of dark passion in which everything wild and unheimlich about sexual obsession, murder, disfigurement and – my personal favourite – Dostoyevskian self-loathing is benumbed with unremittingly sweet tunes many of which, according to Kit and the Widow's turn at August's Comedy Prom, Lloyd Webber recycled from older, better composers. I don't know how to love him (the Phantom of the Opera, that is)

She wandered through the house and around the backyard in a benumbed state of shock. The Painter's Wife, a short story

The Ayatollah Khomeini thumbed his nose at a Vietnam–benumbed U.S. in the 1970s and the Iranians have been picking at us ever since. The Budget Crisis and American Power

Besides, they were snarling all the time, and his benumbed and drowsy senses no longer took note of changing pitch and intensity. The Hunger Cry

And for a country that was born of faith and the fearlessness of millions of people crawling, paddling and begging their ways here so they could be free to now be a country paralyzed by magical thinking and benumbed with viral fear is heartbreaking. Judith Acosta: How Marketers Capitalize On Your Fear: Confessions Of An Ex-Ad-Woman

Like all who know her, including her benumbed lawyer husband, Kip Victor Garber, he too will learn not to underestimate Fiona. Therapy as Shock Treatment

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