numb

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnʌm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/nʌm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(num)

Inflections of 'numb' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
number
adj comparative
numbest
adj superlative
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numb

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a numb [feeling, sensation]
  2. have a numb [feeling] in my [hand]
  3. went numb [from, in] the cold
  4. are numb from [sitting, standing, holding]
  5. my [hands, fingers, feet, ears, legs] have gone numb
  6. [makes, gets] your tooth numb
  7. numb [from, after] the anaesthetic
  8. drugs: comfortably numb from the [grass, drugs, marijuana]
  9. his [mind, brain] went numb
  10. felt numb with [fear, grief, guilt, shock]
  11. feel numb inside from [the relationship, her death]
  12. he was numb to their [pleas, questions, plight, requests]
v
  1. numbed [her senses, his mind, the pain]
  2. numb your [mouth, arm]
  3. the [injection, anesthetic] numbed my [mouth]
  4. numb up your [mouth] (for the operation)
  5. numb your [mouth] up
  6. [this, vodka, the injection] should numb the pain
  7. [might, should, will] numb the pain
  8. numbed by [vodka, anesthetic, drugs]
  9. numb your [guilt, pain, mind] with [vodka]
  10. the cold numbed my [fingers, nose]
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