1. Torpid; destitute of the power of sensation and motion; as, the fingers or limbs are numb with cold.
2. Producing numbness; benumbing; as the numb cold night. [Not used nor proper.]
NUMB, verb transitive To make torpid; to deprive of the power of sensation or motion; to deaden; to benumb; to stupefy.
For lazy winter numbs the laboring hand.
And numbing coldness has embraced the ear.