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English adjective: deadened

1. deadened devoid of physical sensation; numb


SamplesHis 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.


Synonymsdead


Similarinsensitive


Antonymssensitive

2. deadened made or become less intense


SamplesThe deadened pangs of hunger.


Similardull


Antonymssharp









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