Definition of numbness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnʌmnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnʌmnəs//
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  1. 1a lack of feeling in a part of your body, for example because of cold pain and numbness in my fingers
  2. 2the quality of being unable to feel, think or react in the normal way He was still in a state of numbness and shock from the accident.