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Definition 1: made or become less intense - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deadened or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the deadened pangs of hunger

(deadened is similar to ...) not keenly felt

"a dull throbbing" "dull pain"

Definition 2: devoid of physical sensation; numb - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deadened or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his gums were dead from the novocain
  • she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth
  • a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities

Synonyms for deadened in the sense of this definition

(deadened is similar to ...) not responsive to physical stimuli

"insensitive to radiation"

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