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Definition of the adjective benumbed

What does benumbed mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. lacking sensation
  2. having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure
    • example: the benumbed intellectual faculties can no longer respond
    • synonym of benumbed: dulled
    • similar: uninterested

Alternative definition of the adjective benumbed


  1. Lacking sensation; numb
  2. Lacking interest; dulled

Definition of the verb benumbed

What does benumbed mean as a doing word?


  1. past of benumb


"Benumbed" is a cataloged instance, composition.

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Shakespeare Words (2011)

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Benumbed - (be-NUMD) unable to move, without strength.

Google previewEncyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises of Systems ... [& Supplement] (1803)

Hence, too, the property of non-condućiors by which the electric fluid is benumbed (engourdi) or cramped ; therefore we...

being benumbed; and if it be determined to quit them at once, the current will be much more dense than when quitting ...

Google previewA Galic And English Dictionary (1780)

Containing All the Words in the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the Celtic, that Could be Collected from the Voice, and Old Books and MSS. By the Rev. William Shaw, A. M.

Dead, heavy, benumbed. Marbhadh.“ Slaughter, massacre. Marbham. To kill, flay . Marbhan. A corpfe, dead body, margin of a book. Marbhach. Deadly. Marbhchras. A carcafe. Marbhdhraoithachd. Necromancy. Marbhdhraoth. A necromancer.

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Quotes about Benumbed

Dazed mind vaporized face
The sun here is merciless
Certainly it is a lost duel
Of the weak against the burning fuel
Where any defense is just useless
Thoughts benumbed minds senseless! (Pradip Chattopadhyay)
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Scrabble value of B3E1N1U1M3B3E1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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