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synonyms for deadened

  • desensitize
  • impair
  • abate
  • alleviate
  • anesthetize
  • benumb
  • blunt
  • check
  • chloroform
  • consume
  • cushion
  • damp
  • dampen
  • depress
  • deprive
  • destroy
  • devitalize
  • dim
  • dope
  • drown
  • dull
  • etherize
  • exhaust
  • freeze
  • frustrate
  • gas
  • hush
  • incapacitate
  • injure
  • lessen
  • mute
  • numb
  • paralyze
  • quieten
  • reduce
  • repress
  • retard
  • slow
  • smother
  • soften
  • stifle
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • suppress
  • tire
  • unnerve
  • weaken
  • KO
  • knock out
  • lay out
  • put out of order
  • put to sleep
  • tone down
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antonyms for deadened

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • brighten
  • build
  • construct
  • encourage
  • enlarge
  • extend
  • facilitate
  • help
  • increase
  • indulge
  • intensify
  • invigorate
  • let go
  • magnify
  • mobilize
  • permit
  • push
  • raise
  • refresh
  • stimulate
  • strengthen
  • uplift
  • animate
  • enliven
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How to use deadened in a sentence

The talk between them rarely touched reality, as though a barrier deadened their very voices.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The grass had deadened the sound of approaching footsteps and the boy rose hastily.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
Fortunately, her way was deadened, and as I came up I seized the sheet, and with the general's assistance scrambled on board.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
All was as still as the grave; the roar of the busy city-life deadened by the heavy atmosphere and cushioned earth.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
His impulse is to be chivalrous, for chivalry is not regulated by income nor deadened by pennilessness.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
Is there not some virtue in such non-emulation, or is it but the spirit of a deadened race?
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
Rollo observed that the fire was almost immediately deadened.
ROLLO'S PHILOSOPHY. [AIR]JACOB ABBOTT
Yet the turmoil of that crowded thoroughfare of to-day is deadened for us by the mute voices of these men.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
The horrible sense of his view of her so deadened her that she staggered, and he stepped forward, thinking she was going to fall.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
Then, in reply to Pougeot's look: "I mean the thunder, it deadened the shot and gained time for him."
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WORDS RELATED TO DEADENED

  • asleep
  • deadened
  • insensible
  • insensitive
  • unresponsive
  • wooden
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