What is another word for benumb?

1576 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bɪnˈʌm], [ bɪnˈʌm], [ b_ɪ_n_ˈʌ_m]

Benumb is a verb that means to make numb or insensitive. Some synonyms for benumb include numb, deaden, desensitize, chill, paralyze, stupefy, anesthetize, blunt, stun, daze, slacken, torpor, and immobilize. Each of these synonyms has slightly different connotations and usages. For instance, numb and deaden refer specifically to making a part of the body numb or painless, while desensitize and blunt can refer to emotional or sensory numbness. Chill and torpor connote a decrease in temperature or a lack of movement, while stun and daze imply a sudden or intense shock. Regardless of the specific synonym used, each of these words indicates a loss of sensitivity or responsiveness.

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How to use "Benumb" in context?

Benumb is a state of mind in which a person is so discouraged or overwhelmed by the situation that they do not feel able to continue. It can be caused by a physical or emotional shock, or by being in a difficult or dangerous situation.

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