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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of numb.

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Examples

  • The emotions rise from the subtext and take center-stage in rousing number after number until my ability to respond to rousing music kind of numbed out -- although that may have been because I found the music bland -- except for those based most directly on actual ragtime, which were much fresher than the over-wrought ballads and anthems of the rest.

    Ragtime

  • Jan. 8th, 2010 04: 06 pm (UTC) "The emotions rise from the subtext and take center-stage in rousing number after number until my ability to respond to rousing music kind of numbed out ..."

    Ragtime

  • But Benedict issued a warning to Internet users late last week, cautioning that the Web has "numbed" young people and created an "educational emergency -- a challenge that we can and must respond to with creative intelligence."

    Pope: Internet Has 'Numbed' Young People

  • But Benedict issued a warning to Internet users late last week, cautioning that the Web has "numbed" young people and created an "educational emergency -- a challenge that we can and must respond to with creative intelligence."

    Pope: Internet Has 'Numbed' Young People

  • But Benedict issued a warning to Internet users late last week, cautioning that the Web has "numbed" young people and created an "educational emergency -- a challenge that we can and must respond to with creative intelligence."

    Pope: Internet Has 'Numbed' Young People

  • I guess the suddenness of it all kind of numbed me to it a little.

    Casting clues and possible solutions

  • That confession was really unsettling for a while, now I'm just kind of numbed by it all.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • That day, the chronicles tell us, he wore a kind of numbed look, but he also smiled.

    Mexico

  • Cally had stood listening with a kind of numbed listlessness, ready to go at the first opportunity, now that the real purpose of the interview was discharged.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • And picking up her dainty skirt with one ungloved hand, on which two diamond rings shone like circlets of dew, she nodded, smiled, and went her way -- Innocent standing at the gate and watching her go with a kind of numbed patience as though she saw a figure in a dream vanishing slowly with the dawn of day.

    Innocent : her fancy and his fact

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