What does the word numbness mean?

Usage examples for numbness

  1. He sallied out after breakfast- the same numbness; but he walked it off. – What Will He Do With It, Book 10. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. A numbness was creeping through him like a contagion, spreading from those crushing hands of ice. – Isle of the Undead by Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
  3. And all the unreasoning terror of not knowing where the loved one is, beset her so that her hands, in sheer numbness, dropped from the keys. – The Patrician by John Galsworthy

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