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Definition 1: the inanimate property of something that has died - [noun denoting attribute]

(deadness is a kind of ...) not having life

Definition 2: the physical property of something that has lost its elasticity - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • he objected to the deadness of the tennis balls

(deadness is a kind of ...) the lack of elasticity

Definition 3: the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident
  • in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away

Synonyms for deadness in the sense of this definition

(deadness is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... is a kind of deadness ) sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse

(... is a kind of deadness ) the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)

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