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.
"words can be deadened."
"states can be deadened."
"rinds can be deadened."
"powers can be deadened."
"looks can be deadened."
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