deadness
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdɛdnəs/
Noun

deadness (uncountable)

  1. The state of not being alive. Having the property of lifelessness, as if dead.
  2. A lack of elasticity.
    He complained that the deadness of the balls affected his game.
  3. A lack of sparkle in a fizzy drink.
    The deadness of the champagne made it undrinkable.
  4. A lack of animation in a person.
    The deadness of his expression told everything, without him having to speak.
Synonyms


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