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Meaning of NUMBING

Pronunciation:  'numing

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  causing numbness or insensitivity; "the numbing effect of grief"

NUMBING is a 7 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: desensitising, desensitizing



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