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Adjective: benumbed  bi'númd
  1. Lacking sensation
    "my foot is benumbed";
    - asleep, numb
  2. Having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure
    "the benumbed intellectual faculties can no longer respond";
    - dulled
Verb: benumb  bi'núm
  1. Make numb or insensitive
    "The shock benumbed her senses";
    - numb, blunt, dull

See also: insensible, uninterested

Type of: desensitise [Brit], desensitize

Encyclopedia: Benumb