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Synonyms for deadening
ˈdɛd n ɪŋ

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  1. stultification, constipation, impairment, deadening(adj)

    the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)

    Synonyms:
    constipation, harm, stultification, disablement, irregularity, handicap, impairment, damage, befooling, disability, deterioration

    Antonyms:
    interesting

  2. boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    dull, dim, windy, wearisome, wordy, dense, muted, boring, verbose, dumb, leaden, tedious, slow, sluggish, obtuse, tiresome, muffled, ho-hum, long-winded, irksome, thudding, softened

    Antonyms:
    interesting

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How to use deadening in a sentence?

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

    Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.

  2. Walter Dwight:

    'We must do something' is the unanimous refrain. 'You begin' is the deadening refrain.

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