English adjective: deadening
|1.||deadening so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness|
|Samples||A boring evening with uninteresting people.|
The deadening effect of some routine tasks.
A dull play.
His competent but dull performance.
A ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention.
What an irksome task the writing of long letters is.
Tedious days on the train.
The tiresome chirping of a cricket.
Other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome.
|Synonyms||boring, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome|
English noun: deadening
|1.||deadening (act) the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)|
|Synonyms||constipation, impairment, stultification|
|Broader (hypernym)||debasement, degradation|