benumbment

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

benumb +‎ -ment

NounEdit

benumbment (usually uncountable, plural benumbments)

  1. The act of benumbing, or state of being benumbed; torpor.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 5 February 2012, at 18:32