Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Absent or reduced sensitivity to cutaneous stimulation.
  • n. Inability or reduced ability to experience emotion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The condition of being numb; that state of a living body in which it loses, wholly or in part, the power of feeling or motion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being numb; that state of a living body in which it has not the power of feeling, as when paralytic or chilled by cold: torpidity; torpor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. partial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body; a symptom of nerve damage or dysfunction
  • n. the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally

Etymologies

From numb +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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