Definition of benumbed:
disabled (part of speech: verb)
- screwed up,
- lethargic (part of speech: adjective)
- dull (part of speech: adjective)
- "Sintram and His Companions", Friedrich de la Motte Fouque Commentator: Charlotte M. Yonge.
And so, thrust from Hillsborough by the trades, and by his fears for Miss Carden, and also drawn from it by his mother's terrors, he felt himself a feather on the stream of Destiny; and left off struggling: beaten, heart- sick, and benumbed, he let the current carry him like any other dead thing that drifts.- "Put Yourself in His Place", Charles Reade.
- "The End of the Rainbow", Marian Keith.