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benumb

verb

1 benumb

Make numb or insensitive.

synonyms: blunt, dull, numb.

Roget 376: be insensible etc. adj.; have a thick skin, have a rhinoceros hide.    render insensible etc. adj.; anaesthetize, blunt, pall, obtund, benumb, ... show more

Roget 385: cool, fan, refrigerate, refresh, ice; congeal, freeze, glaciate; benumb, starve, pinch, chill, petrify, chill to the marrow, ... show more

Roget 823: be insensible etc. adj.; have a rhinoceros hide; show insensibility etc. n.; not mind, not care, not be affected by; have no desire for etc. 866; have no interest in, ... show more




Roget 381: benumb etc. 376.   

Moby thesaurus: KO, abate, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, appease, assuage, bedaze, bemuse, besot, bite, blunt, chill, chloroform, coldcock, cushion, cut, deaden, deaden the pain, desensitize ... show more.

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