English

Detailed Synonyms for deaden in English

deaden:

to deaden verb (deadens, deadened, deadening)

  1. to deaden
    desensitize; to deaden; insensible to; desensitise
  2. to deaden
    – convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil 1
    to deaden
    – convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil 1
    • deaden verb (deadens, deadened, deadening)
  3. to deaden
    – make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation 1
    to blunt; to deaden
    – make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation 1
    • blunt verb (blunts, blunted, blunting)
      • Terror blunted her feelings1
    • deaden verb (deadens, deadened, deadening)
      • deaden a sound1
  4. to deaden
    – become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor 1
    to deaden
    – become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor 1
    • deaden verb (deadens, deadened, deadening)
  5. to deaden
    – make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible 1
    to damp; dampen; to deaden
    – make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible 1
    • damp verb (damps, damped, damping)
    • dampen verb
    • deaden verb (deadens, deadened, deadening)
  6. to deaden
    – lessen the momentum or velocity of 1
    to deaden
    – lessen the momentum or velocity of 1
    • deaden verb (deadens, deadened, deadening)
      • deaden a ship's headway1
  7. to deaden
    – make vapid or deprive of spirit 1
    to deaden
    – make vapid or deprive of spirit 1
    • deaden verb (deadens, deadened, deadening)
      • deadened wine1
  8. to deaden
    – cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients 1
    girdle; to deaden
    – cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients 1
    • girdle verb
      • girdle the plant1
    • deaden verb (deadens, deadened, deadening)

Conjugations for deaden:

present
  1. deaden
  2. deaden
  3. deadens
  4. deaden
  5. deaden
  6. deaden
simple past
  1. deadened
  2. deadened
  3. deadened
  4. deadened
  5. deadened
  6. deadened
present perfect
  1. have deadened
  2. have deadened
  3. has deadened
  4. have deadened
  5. have deadened
  6. have deadened
past continuous
  1. was deadening
  2. were deadening
  3. was deadening
  4. were deadening
  5. were deadening
  6. were deadening
future
  1. shall deaden
  2. will deaden
  3. will deaden
  4. shall deaden
  5. will deaden
  6. will deaden
continuous present
  1. am deadening
  2. are deadening
  3. is deadening
  4. are deadening
  5. are deadening
  6. are deadening
subjunctive
  1. be deadened
  2. be deadened
  3. be deadened
  4. be deadened
  5. be deadened
  6. be deadened
diverse
  1. deaden!
  2. let's deaden!
  3. deadened
  4. deadening
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

deaden

  1. deaden

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Alternate Synonyms for "deaden":


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Related Definitions for "deaden":

  1. convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil1
  2. make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation1
    • deaden a sound1
  3. become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor1
  4. make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible1
  5. lessen the momentum or velocity of1
    • deaden a ship's headway1
  6. make vapid or deprive of spirit1
    • deadened wine1
  7. cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients1

deaden form of dead:

dead adj

  1. dead
  2. dead
    late
    – having died recently 1
    • late adj
      • her late husband1

dead

  1. dead

dead adj

  1. dead
    – devoid of activity 1
    dead
    – devoid of activity 1
    • dead adj
      • this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here1
  2. dead
    – physically inactive 1
    dead
    – physically inactive 1
    • dead adj
      • Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range1
  3. dead
    – no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life 1
    dead
    – no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life 1
    • dead adj
      • the nerve is dead1
      • a dead pallor1
      • he was marked as a dead man by the assassin1
  4. dead
    – not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat 1
    dead
    – not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat 1
    • dead adj
      • Mars is a dead planet1
      • dead soil1
      • dead coals1
      • the fire is dead1
  5. dead
    – drained of electric charge; discharged 1
    dead; drained
    – drained of electric charge; discharged 1
    • dead adj
      • a dead battery1
    • drained adj
      • left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained1
  6. dead
    – complete 1
    utter; dead
    – complete 1
    • utter adj
      • utter seriousness1
    • dead adj
      • came to a dead stop1
  7. dead
    – no longer having force or relevance 1
    dead
    – no longer having force or relevance 1
    • dead adj
      • a dead issue1
  8. dead
    – out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown 1
    dead
    – out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown 1
    • dead adj
      • a dead telephone line1
      • the motor is dead1
  9. dead
    – lacking resilience or bounce 1
    dead
    – lacking resilience or bounce 1
    • dead adj
      • a dead tennis ball1
  10. dead
    – not surviving in active use 1
    dead
    – not surviving in active use 1
    • dead adj
      • Latin is a dead language1
  11. dead
    – not circulating or flowing 1
    dead; stagnant
    – not circulating or flowing 1
    • dead adj
      • dead air1
      • dead water1
    • stagnant adj
      • stagnant water1
  12. dead
    – unerringly accurate 1
    dead
    – unerringly accurate 1
    • dead adj
      • a dead shot1
      • took dead aim1
  13. dead
    – not yielding a return 1
    idle; dead
    – not yielding a return 1
    • idle adj
      • idle funds1
    • dead adj
      • dead capital1
  14. dead
    – lacking acoustic resonance 1
    dead
    – lacking acoustic resonance 1
    • dead adj
      • dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs1
      • the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio1
  15. dead
    – devoid of physical sensation; numb 1
    dead; deadened
    – devoid of physical sensation; numb 1
    • dead adj
      • his gums were dead from the novocain1
    • deadened adj
      • she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth1
  16. dead
    – (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive 1
    numb; dead
    – (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive 1
    • numb adj
      • numb to the cries for mercy1
    • dead adj
      • passersby were dead to our plea for help1
  17. dead
    – very tired 1
    beat; dead; all in; bushed
    – very tired 1
    • beat adj
      • so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere1
    • dead adj
      • I'm dead after that long trip1
    • all in adj
      • was all in at the end of the day1
    • bushed adj
      • bushed after all that exercise1

dead adv

  1. dead
    – completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers 1
    utterly; dead; absolutely; perfectly
    – completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers 1
    • utterly adv
      • utterly miserable1
    • dead adv
      • you can be dead sure of my innocence1
      • was dead tired1
      • dead right1
    • absolutely adv
      • an absolutely magnificent painting1
    • perfectly adv
      • a perfectly idiotic idea1
      • you're perfectly right1
  2. dead
    – quickly and without warning 1
    short; suddenly; dead; abruptly
    – quickly and without warning 1

dead [the ~] noun

  1. the dead
    – people who are no longer living 1
    the dead
    – people who are no longer living 1
    • dead [the ~] noun
      • they buried the dead1
  2. the dead
    – a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense 1
    the dead
    – a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense 1
    • dead [the ~] noun
      • the dead of winter1

Related Words for "dead":

  • deadness, deader, deadest, deaden

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Antonyms for "dead":


Related Definitions for "dead":

  1. devoid of activity1
    • this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here1
  2. physically inactive1
    • Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range1
  3. no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life1
    • the nerve is dead1
    • a dead pallor1
    • he was marked as a dead man by the assassin1
  4. not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat1
    • Mars is a dead planet1
    • dead soil1
    • dead coals1
    • the fire is dead1
  5. drained of electric charge; discharged1
    • a dead battery1
  6. complete1
    • came to a dead stop1
  7. no longer having force or relevance1
    • a dead issue1
  8. out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown1
    • a dead telephone line1
    • the motor is dead1
  9. lacking resilience or bounce1
    • a dead tennis ball1
  10. not surviving in active use1
    • Latin is a dead language1
  11. not circulating or flowing1
    • dead air1
    • dead water1
  12. unerringly accurate1
    • a dead shot1
    • took dead aim1
  13. not yielding a return1
    • dead capital1
  14. lacking acoustic resonance1
    • dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs1
    • the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio1
  15. devoid of physical sensation; numb1
    • his gums were dead from the novocain1
  16. (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive1
    • passersby were dead to our plea for help1
  17. very tired1
    • I'm dead after that long trip1
  18. completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers1
    • you can be dead sure of my innocence1
    • was dead tired1
    • dead right1
  19. quickly and without warning1
  20. people who are no longer living1
    • they buried the dead1
  21. a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense1
    • the dead of winter1

Related Synonyms for deaden