English - Vietnamese Dictionary
numb /nʌm/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- tê, tê cóng
- numb with cold: tê cóng đi vì lạnh
- numb hand
- (từ lóng) người vụng về, lóng ngóng
- ngoại động từ
- làm tê liệt; làm chết lặng đi
- to be numbed with grief: chết lặng đi vì đau buồn
+make numb or insensitive
+(followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive
+so frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror
Advanced English 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.
adjective, verbCollocation Dictionary
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.
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
We sat there in silence, numbed by the shock of her death.
1 unable to feel pain
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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