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Synonyms for deaden
ˈdɛd n

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dampen, deaden, damp(verb)

    make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

    "muffle the message"

    Synonyms:
    stifle, mute, weaken, dull, wash, muffle, blunt, dampen, girdle, tone down, break, damp, moisten, soften

    Antonyms:
    enliven, invigorate, liven up, liven, animate

  2. girdle, deaden(verb)

    cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients

    "girdle the plant"

    Synonyms:
    blunt, gird, girdle, dampen, damp

    Antonyms:
    animate, invigorate, liven up, enliven, liven

  3. deaden(verb)

    make vapid or deprive of spirit

    "deadened wine"

    Synonyms:
    damp, girdle, dampen, blunt

    Antonyms:
    animate, liven, enliven, invigorate, liven up

  4. deaden(verb)

    lessen the momentum or velocity of

    "deaden a ship's headway"

    Synonyms:
    damp, girdle, dampen, blunt

    Antonyms:
    invigorate, liven, liven up, animate, enliven

  5. deaden(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    damp, girdle, dampen, blunt

    Antonyms:
    animate, liven up, liven, enliven, invigorate

  6. deaden, blunt(verb)

    make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation

    "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"

    Synonyms:
    benumb, dull, numb, blunt, girdle, damp, dampen

    Antonyms:
    animate, enliven, liven up, liven, invigorate

  7. deaden(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    damp, girdle, dampen, blunt

    Antonyms:
    invigorate, liven, enliven, animate, liven up

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deaden

    Synonyms:
    benumb, paralyze, blunt, damp, subdue

    Antonyms:
    sharpen, quicken, enliven

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deaden(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    weaken, impair, dull, damp, dampen

  2. deaden(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    blunt, benumb, paralyze, obtund, hebetate, make insensible

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deaden(v)

    Synonyms:
    blunt, benumb, hebetate, moderate, devitalize, subdue

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