Adjective "Deadened" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Deadened


    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.

    Origin:
    deaden

    Examples:

    "words can be deadened."

    "states can be deadened."

    "rinds can be deadened."

    "powers can be deadened."

    "looks can be deadened."

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