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numbing

[ nuhm-ing ]
/ ˈnʌm ɪŋ /
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adjective
causing numbness or insensibility; stupefying: the numbing effects of grief; a story repeated with numbing regularity.
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Origin of numbing

First recorded in 1625–35; numb + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM numbing

numb·ing·ly, adverb
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