Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
numb /nʌm/
  • tính từ
    • tê, tê cóng
      • numb with cold: tê cóng đi vì lạnh
    • tê liệt; chết lặng đi
    • numb hand
      • (từ lóng) người vụng về, lóng ngóng
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm tê, làm tê cóng đi
    • làm tê liệt; làm chết lặng đi
      • to be numbed with grief: chết lặng đi vì đau buồn
Concise Dictionary
+make numb or insensitive
+lacking sensation
+(followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive
+so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 numbed, benumbed, insensible, insensate, dead, deadened, without feeling, sensationless, senseless; asleep:
My feet are numb from the cold.
2 benumb, anaesthetize, drug, deaden, dull, freeze, paralyse, immobilize, stun:
The doctor numbed my hand before removing the wart. Fear numbed her, and she felt nothing as the monster approached.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, verb
+ adjective
1 if a part of your body is numb, you cannot feel anything in it, for example because of cold: to be / go numb + numb with cold + I've just been to the dentist and my face is still numb.
2 unable to feel, think or react in the normal way: He felt numb with shock.
See also - NUMBING
numbly adverb: Her life would never be the same again, she realized numbly.
numbness noun [U]: pain and numbness in my fingers + He was still in a state of numbness and shock from the accident.
+ verb
1 [VN] to make a part of your body unable to feel anything, for example because of cold: His fingers were numbed with the cold.
2 [VN] to make sb unable to feel, think or react in a normal way, for example because of an emotional shock
Synonym: STUN
We sat there in silence, numbed by the shock of her death.
Collocation Dictionary

1 unable to feel pain


be, feel
Robin's hand felt numb with cold.
| become, go, turn
His fingers were beginning to turn numb.


completely | almost | slightly


My legs were numb from kneeling.


numb with (the) cold
Their fingers were going numb with cold.

2 unable to feel/think/react


be, feel, sound
Her voice sounded numb.
| leave sb
The news left us numb and confused.


Laura felt totally numb.


He felt numb with weariness and grief.

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