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adjective     numb pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a part of your body that is numb has no feeling

    After hours of sitting on the floor, her legs had gone numb.

    numb with:

    fingers numb with cold

  2. 2
    not able to react or to show your emotions, often because of an extreme shock
    numb with:

    I was numb with fear.

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     numbness pronunciation in American English
noun [uncountable]


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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