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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 numb /ˈnʌm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 numb /ˈnəm/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Numb a.
 1. Enfeebled in, or destitute of, the power of sensation and motion; rendered torpid; benumbed; insensible; as, the fingers or limbs are numb with cold. “A stony image, cold and numb.”
 2. Producing numbness; benumbing; as, the numb, cold night. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Numb, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Numbed p. pr. & vb. n. Numbing ] To make numb; to deprive of the power of sensation or motion; to render senseless or inert; to deaden; to benumb; to stupefy.
    For lazy winter numbs the laboring hand.   --Dryden.
    Like dull narcotics, numbing pain.   --Tennyson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"
             [syn: asleep(p), benumbed]
      2: (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity;
         unresponsive; "passersby were dead to our plea for help";
         "numb to the cries for mercy" [syn: dead(p), numb(p)]
      3: so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed
         with terror; "petrified with fear"; "she was petrified by
         the eerie sound"; "too numb with fear to move" [syn: petrified]
      v : make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
          [syn: benumb, blunt, dull]