What is benumbed?

  • (adj): Having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure.
    Example: "The benumbed intellectual faculties can no longer respond"
    Synonyms: dulled
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    Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
    Denis Diderot (1713–1784)