verb. make numb or insensitive.
- be- (English)
- be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
- numb (English)
Sentences with benumb
1. Noun, singular or mass
“Narkissos” probably derives from the word narkao/narke, meaning “benumb,” for the potent properties of the plants and their harmful effects on the nervous system, if applied to open wounds.