Synonyms and related words:
acedia, aloofness, analgesia, anesthesia, apathy, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blahs, callousness, comatoseness, deadness, detachment, disinterest, dispassion, dullness, electronarcosis, heartlessness, hebetude, hopelessness, impassibility, imperception, imperceptiveness, imperceptivity, impercipience, inappetence, inconsiderateness, indifference, insensibility, insensibleness, insensitiveness, insensitivity, insentience, insouciance, lack of appetite, languidness, lethargicalness, lethargy, listlessness, narcosis, narcotization, nonchalance, obtuseness, passiveness, passivity, phlegm, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, pins and needles, plucklessness, resignation, resignedness, sloth, sluggishness, sopor, soporifousness, spiritlessness, spunklessness, stupefaction, stupor, supineness, thick skin, torpidity, torpidness, torpor, unconcern, unfeeling, unfeelingness, unperceptiveness, withdrawnness

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  • Numbness — Numb ness, n. The condition of being numb; that state of a living body in which it loses, wholly or in part, the power of feeling or motion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • numbness — (n.) 1570s, from NUMB (Cf. numb) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Numbness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >insensibility to touch. < N PARAG:Numbness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 numbness numbness &c.(physical insensibility) 376 Sgm: N 1 anaesthesia anaesthesia Sgm: N 1 pins and needles pins and needles PARAG:Numbness >V GRP:… …   English dictionary for students

  • numbness — Indefinite term for abnormal sensation, including absent or reduced sensory perception as well as paresthesias. * * * numb·ness n reduced sensibility to touch <facial numbness> * * * numb·ness (numґnis) anesthesia (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • numbness — numb ► ADJECTIVE ▪ deprived of the power of sensation. ► VERB ▪ make numb. DERIVATIVES numbly adverb numbness noun ORIGIN from obsolete nomen «taken», from Germanic …   English terms dictionary

  • numbness — noun see numb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • numbness — See numbly. * * * …   Universalium

  • numbness — noun a) Absent or reduced sensitivity to cutaneous stimulation. b) Inability or reduced ability to experience emotion. Syn: hypesthesia …   Wiktionary

  • numbness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. deadness, anesthesia, stupefaction, dullness, insensitivity, insensibility, paralysis, loss of motion, loss of sensation …   English dictionary for students

  • numbness — numb|ness [ nʌmnəs ] noun uncount the condition of not being able to feel in a part of your body …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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