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Definition of "numbness" []

  • Absent or reduced sensitivity to cutaneous stimulation. (noun)
  • Inability or reduced ability to experience emotion. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "numbness" in a sentence
  • "Long enough continued it will even produce that permanent insensibility which we call numbness, and a little longer, muscular as well as sensational paralysis."
  • "The one obvious difference between these two moments was that the former left me awash in numbness and confusion."
  • "The numbness is described as if a part of the body is “asleep”."