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numbingly

(ˈnʌmɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a numbing, stupefying, or paralysing manner
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The overuse of profanity quickly goes from shocking to numbingly repetitive.
Predicated, like the 2009 original, on the repeated spectacle of Kevin James falling on his face or colliding with a series of heavy objects, this tacky, numbingly inane sequel also functions as a veritable product-placement playground--only this time, the playground isn't a New Jersey shopping mecca but rather the Wynn Las Vegas & Encore Resort, whose participation saved the studio some $4.
Dolphin shows are cruel and numbingly repetitive for dolphins, as well as bad education for viewers, because they are more about dominance of animals than about the natural history of dolphins.
What follows is a series of well-choreographed but numbingly dull sea battles, interspersed with an awful lot of roaring from the buffsome, mostly bare-chested cast.
4 COLWYN BAY, two up in the opening nine minutes, blew their great chance to secure second place in the promotion play-offs as they finished this last home game of the season numbingly empty-handed.
As spring turns to summer, North America has finally shaken off the long, numbingly cold winter weather.
When published, these photos are often numbingly similar from page to page, issue to issue.
And it doesn't help that he is a numbingly pedantic writer: "One cannot be a good conversationalist if one lacks a sense of humor," Miller writes, in a proclamation that cries out for a gloss of hot pink highlighter.
suburbs and the long history of working-class and nonwhite suburbanization, both scholarly and popular assessments tend to perpetuate the stereotype of these suburban places as being homogeneous white-collar enclaves, numbingly similar in form and function.
Moving far beyond the usual numbingly PC portraits designed to show how normal the children of gay parents are, Abigail Garner presents a smart and impassioned argument that "normal" is beside the point.
Not overtly erotic, the screen tests nonetheless speak sexuality, just as telephone books or actuarial tables do; any artifact numbingly antithetical to physical pleasure articulates the space for a prurient counterreaction.
It wouldn't be BET without its mind numbingly complete music section, which allows visitors to listen to hip-hop, R&B and jazz selections from African America's favorite artists on BET radio.