To make or become numb.
To stupefy is to astonish, shock or make someone unable to think or respond clearly.
To affect with paralysis; cause to be paralytic.
To lose vigor, brilliance, or liveliness.
To dull the edge of (a knife, for example).
To depress; dispirit
To hinder by obstruction or interference; hamper
To stun or bewilder, as with a heavy blow or shock; stupefy:
To make emotionally insensitive or unresponsive, as by long exposure or repeated shocks:
To cause to be bewildered; confuse.
To stupefy; daze.
To paralyze or make numb, as with fear; stupefy; stun
To cause to lose force or vitality; diminish or destroy:
To render less sensitive
To make a show of; to put on a pretence of; to feign; to assume. To make a false display of. [from 16th c.]
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