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decline, drop, fall, turn for the worse, crash. pitch, topple, plummet, decline, rise, sink, increase, skid, go down, diving, tumble, dip, turn for the worse, spill, lower, crash, nosedive, drop, slump, crater, fall, descend, plunge, honkytonk, dive.


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disabled (verb)
impaired, vitiated, crippled, enfeebled, tampered, undermined, hampered, weakened, abrogated, hindered, disabled, incapacitated, neutralized, invalidated, stunned, dulled, prostrated, paralyzed, lamed, disarmed, scotched, deadened, hamstrung, botched, hobbled, sapped, stupefied, anesthetized, handicapped, screwed up, cramped.
dull (adjective)
obtuse, cloddish, apathetic, bovine, besotted, dim, sluggish, lethargic, boorish, sleepy, ponderous, slow, drowsy, stupid, soporific, stupefied, blunt, doltish, thick-witted, dense, comatose, loutish, dull.
lethargic (adjective)
drugged, insensible, unhurried, leisurely, dopey, phlegmatic, languorous, tired, drooping, lethargic, lumpish, listless, languid, slothful, slow, sluggish, dull, torpid, lifeless, indolent, lackadaisical, lazy, leaden, apathetic.
Other synonyms:
dead, blunted, awareness, insensitive, wooden, unfeeling, insensible, unresponsive, uninterested, stuporous, asleep, greyed, numbed, dulled, numb.
Examples of usage:
  1. But even while, even then, when death and nature are struggling for mastery, the soul, the conscience, may be as besotted, as benumbed, as senseless and ignorant of its miserable state, as the block or bed on which the sick lies. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
  2. His eyes were turned toward the oak- trees, his mouth hanging open, his head bent down, his hands extended, stiff, and already almost benumbed. - "Iermola", Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi.
  3. Dalton a strong man half- benumbed by mental agony, turned slowly upon him. - "In And Out", Edgar Franklin.

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