numb meaning

EN[nʌm] [-ʌm]
  • Numb may refer to:
  • Having deficient psychological or physical sensation
  • NUMB (gene), a human gene
  • Numb (film), a 2007 film starring Matthew Perry
  • Northwestern University Wildcat Marching Band, or NUMB
  • Numb (The Killing), an episode of the American television drama series The Killing

    Definition of numb in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGnumbsPRnumbingPT, PPnumbed
    1. VT To cause to become numb.
      1. The dentist gave me novocaine to numb my tooth before drilling, thank goodness.
  • AdjectiveCOMnumberSUPnumbest
    1. Without the power of sensation and motion or feeling; insensible.
      1. Not able to react, surprised, shocked.
        1. Causing numbness.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • It was appropriate that 'King' number 6000 began the return to steam on British Rail metals in 1971.
            • The geologic record registers a number of other things happening around the time of this superwave passage.
            • Meanwhile, we found that a variable number of plasma cells were present in the internodular sclerotic stroma and a few of which showed IgG4 positive with immunohistochemistry.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • You can ring out if you dial 9 first and wait for the tone before dialling the number.
            • If you have a pen, you can take down my phone number.
            • The properties of hydrocarbons can be correlated with the carbon number.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Verbs
              • Transitive verbs
            Related Links:
            1. en number
            2. en numbers
            3. en numbered
            4. en numbness
            5. en numby
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of numb for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "numb" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
            Difficultness: Level 4
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            Definiteness: Level 6
            Definite    ➨     Versatile