NUMB, a. 1. Torpid; destitute of the power of sensation and motion; as, the fingers or limbs are numb with cold.2. Producing numbness; benumbing; as the numb cold night. [Not used nor proper.]
NUMB, v.t. To make torpid; to deprive of the power of sensation or motion; to deaden; to benumb; to stupefy.For lazy winter numbs the laboring hand.And numbing coldness has embraced the ear.