deadness

  • 1 Deadness — Dead ness, n. The state of being destitute of life, vigor, spirit, activity, etc.; dullness; inertness; languor; coldness; vapidness; indifference; as, the deadness of a limb, a body, or a tree; the deadness of an eye; deadness of the affections; …

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  • 2 deadness — noun a) The state of not being alive. Having the property of lifelessness, as if dead. O may it be my constant care to watch and pray; the neglect of which was the chief cause of my former deadness. b) A lack of elasticity. He complained that the …

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  • 3 deadness — noun 1. the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident in an instant …

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  • 4 deadness — dead ► ADJECTIVE 1) no longer alive. 2) (of a part of the body) numb. 3) displaying no emotion. 4) no longer relevant or important. 5) lacking activity or excitement. 6) devoid of living things. 7) (of equipment) not functioning …

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  • 5 deadness — noun see dead I …

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  • 6 deadness — See dead. * * * …

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  • 7 deadness — Synonyms and related words: analgesia, anesthesia, aridity, barrenness, bloodlessness, callousness, characterlessness, colorlessness, dismalness, dragginess, dreariness, dryness, dullness, dustiness, effeteness, electronarcosis, emptiness,… …

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  • 8 deadness — dead·ness || dednɪs n. death, lack of life …

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  • 10 dead — deadness, n. /ded/, adj., deader, deadest, n., adv. adj. 1. no longer living; deprived of life: dead people; dead flowers; dead animals. 2. brain dead. 3. not endowed with life; inanimate: dead stones. 4. resembling death; deathlike: a dead… …

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  • 11 unresponsiveness — noun the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident in an instant… …

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  • 12 Croquet — This article is about the game. For the food; item, see Croquette. For the Smalltalk based 3D software platform, see Croquet project. Modern croquet equipment …

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  • 13 Stèphano Sabetti — Infobox Scientist name = Dr. Stèphano Sabetti Dr. Stèphano Sabetti is a spiritual facilitator/mentor, eclectic writer and speaker on fundamental spiritual, philosophical, and psychological subjects. His subject matter includes such diverse topics …

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  • 14 anesthesia — Synonyms and related words: abatement, allayment, alleviation, analgesia, anesthetizing, anxiety equivalent, appeasement, assuagement, autism, callousness, catatonia, chill, chilliness, cold blood, cold heart, coldheartedness, coldness, coolness …

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  • 15 dullness — Synonyms and related words: abruptness, absence of color, acedia, achromaticity, achromatism, adynamia, aloofness, analgesia, anemia, anesthesia, angst, anguish, anxiety, apathy, aridity, aridness, ashiness, asininity, ataraxia, ataraxy, atony,… …

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  • 16 Inanimateness — In*an i*mate*ness, n. The quality or state of being inanimate. [1913 Webster] The deadness and inanimateness of the subject. W. Montagu. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 dead — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English deed, from Old English dēad; akin to Old Norse dauthr dead, deyja to die, Old High German tōt dead more at die Date: before 12th century 1. deprived of life ; no longer alive 2. a. (1) having the appearance… …

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  • 18 Torture — Torture, according to the United Nations Convention Against Torture, is any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him, or a third person,… …

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  • 19 Otto Rank — Born April 22, 1884 (1884 04 22) …

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  • 20 Harriet Martineau — (June 12, 1802 ndash; June 27, 1876) was an English writer and philosopher, renowned in her day as a controversial journalist, political economist, abolitionist and life long feminist. Early lifeThe sixth of eight children, Harriet Martineau was… …

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