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numbing

[nuhm-ing]
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  1. 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
Related formsnumb·ing·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • The din of raucous and numbingly repetitive music reverberates through the smoke-enshrouded joint.

    After the Rain

    Sam Vaknin