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See definition of deadness on Dictionary.com
  • as ininertia
  • as inpins and needles
  • as intedium

synonyms for deadness

  • apathy
  • laziness
  • paralysis
  • passivity
  • sluggishness
  • drowsiness
  • dullness
  • idleness
  • immobility
  • immobilization
  • inactivity
  • indolence
  • languor
  • lassitude
  • lethargy
  • listlessness
  • oscitancy
  • sloth
  • stillness
  • stupor
  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • unresponsiveness
  • formication
  • numbness
  • paraesthesia
  • paresthesia
  • prickling
  • sensation
  • tingle
  • tingling

antonyms for deadness

MOST RELEVANT
  • action
  • busyness
  • liveliness
  • activity
  • animation
  • life
  • moving
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    How to use deadness in a sentence

    Men mourn at the infidelity of the times, at the coldness of some, at the deadness of others.
    SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, AND OCCASIONAL SERMONS, VOLUME 2 (OF 3)THEODORE PARKER
    Her eyes were not fixed and motionless, though there was a certain sort of deadness in them.
    THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 1, APRIL, 1851VARIOUS
    Protestantism showed its deadness by producing no monastic institutions: there was no sign more convincing to his mind than this.
    JOURNAL IN FRANCE IN 1845 AND 1848 WITH LETTERS FROM ITALY IN 1847T. W. (THOMAS WILLIAM) ALLIES
    It has not the freshness of spring, nor yet the fruitfulness of summer, neither has it the deadness of winter.
    HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. IX.--FEBRUARY, 1851.--VOL. II.VARIOUS
    She looked searching into my eyes, as if straining to force her blocked telepath sense through the deadness of the area.
    HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
    Here the deadness of the region seemed further enlivened by several small birds, speckled and gray, two ravens, and a hawk.
    TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
    Her cocksure intensity could not fail to impress me in my present state of deadness; I listened as if to oracles.
    THE BOOK OF SUSANLEE WILSON DODD
    Imagine the deadness of heart that must prevail in that poor wretch who never hears the sweet words of praise or of encouragement.
    THE CLAIMS OF LABOURARTHUR HELPS
    When she had spoken to the Secretary of that 'deadness that steals over me at times', her fortitude had made too little of it.
    OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
    She was conscious of herself and Laurence as a double deadness on either side of the living unrelated vision.
    NARCISSUSEVELYN SCOTT
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO DEADNESS

    • apathy
    • deadness
    • drowsiness
    • dullness
    • idleness
    • immobility
    • immobilization
    • inactivity
    • indolence
    • languor
    • lassitude
    • laziness
    • lethargy
    • listlessness
    • oscitancy
    • paralysis
    • passivity
    • sloth
    • sluggishness
    • stillness
    • stupor
    • torpidity
    • torpor
    • unresponsiveness
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