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Meaning of DEADNESS

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the inanimate property of something that has died
  2. [n]  the physical property of something that has lost its elasticity; "he objected to the deadness of the tennis balls"

DEADNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: inanimateness, inelasticity, lifelessness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dead"ness\, n.
The state of being destitute of life, vigor, spirit,
activity, etc.; dullness; inertness; languor; coldness;
vapidness; indifference; as, the deadness of a limb, a body,
or a tree; the deadness of an eye; deadness of the
affections; the deadness of beer or cider; deadness to the
world, and the like.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: analgesia, anesthesia, aridity, barrenness, bloodlessness, callousness, characterlessness, colorlessness, dismalness, dragginess, dreariness, dryness, dullness, dustiness, effeteness, electronarcosis, emptiness, etiolation, flatness, flavorlessness, heaviness, hollowness, impassibility, imperception, imperceptiveness, imperceptivity, impercipience, inanity, inconsiderateness, inexcitability, insensibility, insensibleness, insensitiveness, insensitivity, insentience, insipidity, insipidness, jejuneness, jejunity, leadenness, lifelessness, lowness of spirit, mildness, muffled tone, mutedness, narcosis, narcotization, numbness, obtuseness, paleness, pallor, pins and needles, pointlessness, pokiness, ponderousness, saplessness, savorlessness, slowness, solemnity, spiritlessness, staleness, sterility, stiffness, stodginess, stuffiness, superficiality, tastelessness, tediousness, thick skin, thinness, unfeeling, unfeelingness, uninterestingness, unliveliness, unperceptiveness, unsavoriness, vapidity, vapidness, veiled voice, voce velata, weakness, wishy-washiness, woodenness