Synonyms of deadened


1. dampen, deaden, damp, dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break

usage: make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"

2. girdle, deaden, incise

usage: cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients; "girdle the plant"

3. deaden, change, alter, modify

usage: make vapid or deprive of spirit; "deadened wine"

4. deaden, retard

usage: lessen the momentum or velocity of; "deaden a ship's headway"

5. deaden, change

usage: become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor

6. deaden, blunt, change, alter, modify

usage: make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"

7. deaden, convert

usage: convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil


1. dead, deadened, insensitive (vs. sensitive)

usage: devoid of physical sensation; numb; "his gums were dead from the novocain"; "she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"; "a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities"

2. deadened, dull (vs. sharp)

usage: made or become less intense; "the deadened pangs of hunger"

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