deaden

  • 1 Deaden — is a metal band name used by two different groups in North America. Below are the both bands. Deaden of Texas, Arkansas is a death metal band from U.S. founded in 1991 by the guitarist John Vickery and the lead guitarist Rodney Bailey. In 1992… …

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  • 2 Deaden — Dead en (d[e^]d n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deadened} (d[e^]d nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Deadening}.] [From {Dead}; cf. AS. d?dan to kill, put to death. See {Dead}, a.] 1. To make as dead; to impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; to lessen the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Deaden — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Death Metal Gründung 1990 Website http://www.deaden.net/ …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 deaden — index allay, drug, extinguish, mollify, neutralize, obtund, repress, soothe, stifle …

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  • 5 deaden — 1660s deprive of or diminish (some quality), from DEAD (Cf. dead) + EN (Cf. en) (1). Earlier the verb was simply dead. Related: Deadened; deadening …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 deaden — [v] diminish, muffle, quiet abate, alleviate, anesthetize, benumb, blunt, check, chloroform, consume, cushion, damp, dampen, depress, deprive, desensitize, destroy, devitalize, dim, dope, drown, dull, etherize, exhaust, freeze, frustrate, gas,… …

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  • 7 deaden — ► VERB 1) reduce the strength or intensity of (a noise or sensation). 2) make insensitive. 3) deprive of force or vitality. DERIVATIVES deadener noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 deaden — [ded′ n] vt. [ DEAD + EN, replacing ME deden] 1. to lessen the vigor, intensity, or liveliness of; dull 2. to take away the sensitivity of; make numb 3. to treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 deaden — deadener, n. /ded n/, v.t. 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… …

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  • 10 deaden — /ˈdɛdn/ (say dedn) verb (t) 1. to make less sensitive, active, energetic, or forcible; dull; weaken: to deaden sound; to deaden the force of a ball; to deaden the senses. 2. to lessen the velocity of; retard. 3. to make impervious to sound, as a… …

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  • 11 deaden — [[t]de̱d(ə)n[/t]] deadens, deadening, deadened VERB If something deadens a feeling or a sound, it makes it less strong or loud. [V n] He needs morphine to deaden the pain in his chest... [V n] They managed to deaden the sound on TV every time the …

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  • 12 deaden — verb 1) surgeons tried to deaden the pain Syn: numb, dull, blunt, suppress; alleviate, mitigate, diminish, reduce, lessen, ease, soothe, relieve, assuage, kill Ant: inte …

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  • 13 deaden — UK [ˈded(ə)n] / US verb [transitive] Word forms deaden : present tense I/you/we/they deaden he/she/it deadens present participle deadening past tense deadened past participle deadened 1) to make a feeling or a pain less strong 2) to make a sound… …

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  • 14 deaden — verb Deaden is used with these nouns as the object: ↑pain …

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  • 15 deaden — Synonyms and related words: KO, abate, absorb the shock, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, appease, assuage, attemper, attenuate, baffle, bank the fire, bedaze, benumb, besot, blunt, break the fall, chasten, chloroform, coldcock, constrain, control …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 deaden — dead|en [ˈdedn] v [T] to make a feeling or sound less strong ▪ medicine to deaden the pain …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 deaden — verb (T) to make a feeling or sound less strong: medicine to deaden the pain …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 deaden — verb (deadened; deadening) Date: 1613 transitive verb 1. to impair in vigor or sensation ; blunt < deadened his enthusiasm > < deadened the pain > 2 …

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  • 19 deaden — verb a) To render less lively; to diminish; to muffle. b) To become less lively; to diminish (by itself) …

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  • 20 deaden — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. benumb; muffle; damp. See insensibility, impotence, silence. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To reduce life or the evidence of life] Syn. blunt, impair, dull, numb, desensitize, repress, slow, paralyze,… …

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