Adjective "Deaden" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Deaden


    Definition:

    1. to make less sensitive, active, energetic, or forcible; weaken: to deaden sound; to deaden the senses; to deaden the force of a blow.

    2. to lessen the velocity of; retard: to deaden the headway of a ship.

    3. to make impervious to sound, as a floor. verb (used without object)

    4. to become dead.

    Examples:

    "people/places/organizations can be deaden."