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numb / entumecido
numb   [nʌm]
A. -adjective
1. (with cold)   entumecido
·my legs [feel] numb
(from bad circulation etcetera)   se me han dormido las piernas
·my fingers have [gone] numb
(generally)   se me han dormido los dedos   (with cold)   se me han entumecido los dedos
·my feet were numb [with] cold
·tenía los pies entumecidos de frío
2. (figurative)
(with fear, shock)   paralizado
·to be numb with fright
·estar paralizado de miedo
·when I heard about the accident I just felt numb
·cuando me enteré del accidente me quedé atontado or sin poder reaccionar
B. -transitive verb
1. (=deaden)   (with injection)   adormecer
·the cold wind numbed my face
·el viento frío me dejó la cara entumecida
·alcohol was the only thing that numbed the pain
(figurative)   el alcohol era la única cosa que aplacaba el dolor
·repeated images of violence have numbed people to the reality of war
·la contínua exposiciónoun a escenas violentas ha insensibilizado a la gente frente a la realidad de la guerra
2. (=stun)   atontar
·I was numbed by the news of his death
·la noticia de su muerte me dejó atontado or sin poder reaccionar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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