deaden

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To make soundproof
To render less lively; to diminish; to muffle
To become less lively; to diminish (by itself)
{v} to weaken, to make tasteless
lessen the momentum or velocity of; "deaden a ship's headway"
To deprive of gloss or brilliancy; to obscure; as, to deaden gilding by a coat of size
convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil
cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients; "girdle the plant"
To make vapid or spiritless; as, to deaden wine
To render impervious to sound, as a wall or floor; to deafen
To make as dead; to impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; to lessen the force or acuteness of; to blunt; as, to deaden the natural powers or feelings; to deaden a sound
convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
{f} diminish, alleviate; anesthetize, numb; make less lively; become dead; kill; make soundproof; make vapid, deprive of alcohol (such as wine)
make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"
make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
make vapid or deprive of spirit; "deadened wine"
If something deadens a feeling or a sound, it makes it less strong or loud. He needs morphine to deaden the pain in his chest. to make a feeling or sound less strong
become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor
To lessen the velocity or momentum of; to retard; as, to deaden a ship's headway
become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor lessen the momentum or velocity of; "deaden a ship's headway"
make vapid or deprive of spirit; "deadened wine
deaden the senses
numb the senses, dull the faculties
deadened
made or become less intense; "the deadened pangs of hunger"
deadened
Simple past and past participle of to deaden
deadened
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"
deadened
made or become less intense; "the deadened pangs of hunger
deadener
One who, or that which, deadens or checks
deadener
{i} person who or that which deadens
deadening
the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
deadening
Present participle of to deaden
deadening
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "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"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
deadening
A deadening situation destroys people's enthusiasm and imagination. She was bored with the deadening routine of her life
deadening
{i} soundproofing material or device; numbing substance
deadens
Third-person singular simple present of to deaden
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