Synonyms for deadening
- knock out
- lay out
- put out of order
- put to sleep
- tone down
Antonyms for deadening
- let go
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEADENING
What was it about Martin, she wondered afresh, that had held her through all these deadening years?
One of its legs caught Garnache on the sword arm, deadening it for a second.
His ambitions were already sullied by many unworthy and deadening ideas.
I remember now how deadening their look was, in their very lustre and moveless calm.
Deeper grew the deadening of his ears, and orientation was lost.
Their influence is deadening, and, if strong enough, kills as surely as a bullet.
I think perfect agreement must be rather monotonous and deadening.
The struggle with his uncle seemed to be souring him or deadening him.
But it is the tranquillity of deep, deadening grief, almost despair.
With our little Morag, however, this deadening process had not begun.