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Definition of Benumbed

What does Benumbed mean?

adjective satellite

  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


"Benumbed" is a cataloged instance, composition.

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Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

Benumbed, numb. [II. 2 (6).] II. Into sleep. (Applied to the passage ...

Google previewThe gentlemlen's lexicon; or, A pocket dictionary, containing nearly every work in the English language (1835)

being also particularly adapted to the use of academies and schools by William Grimshaw

benumbing; past, benumbed.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

They are applied as an external stimulant to benumbed or paralytic limbs; to parts affected with fixed rheumatic pains; and to the soles of the feet, in the low stace of acute diseases, for raising the pulse : in this intention, a mixture of equal parts ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (2003)

by Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans

In Japan, where people sit cross- legged, they believe that when legs get benumbed, it can be cured by picking up a straw, wetting it with saliva, sticking it on the forehead, and letting it stay there until it falls off of its own accord. In Tokyo, after a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Eminent Thinkers (vol. 12 : The Political Thought Of Veer Savarkar) (2008)

by Jai Narain Sharma

This futile discussion and reiteration of this doctrine bankrupted the wit, baffled the brains, benumbed the revolutionary fervour, and seduced the hearts of the Hindus, softening their limbs and stiffening the bones of the enemies. Leader after ...

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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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