benumbment

See benumb.

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  • Benumbment — Be*numb ment, n. Act of benumbing, or state of being benumbed; torpor. Kirby. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • benumbment — benumbˈment noun • • • Main Entry: ↑benumb …   Useful english dictionary

  • benumb — benumbedness /bi numd nis, num id /, n. benumbingly, adv. benumbment, n. /bi num /, v.t. 1. to make numb; deprive of sensation: benumbed by cold. 2. to render inactive; deaden or stupefy. [1350 1400; back formation from ME benomen, ptp. of… …   Universalium

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