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Dead 1

Definition: Deprived of life; opposed to alive and living; reduced to that state of a being in which the organs of motion and life have irrevocably ceased to perform their functions; as, a dead tree; a dead man.

Dead 2

Definition: Destitute of life; inanimate; as, dead matter.

Dead 3

Definition: Resembling death in appearance or quality; without show of life; deathlike; as, a dead sleep.

Dead 4

Definition: Still as death; motionless; inactive; useless; as, dead calm; a dead load or weight.

Dead 5

Definition: So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor.

Dead 6

Definition: Unproductive; bringing no gain; unprofitable; as, dead capital; dead stock in trade.

Dead 7

Definition: Lacking spirit; dull; lusterless; cheerless; as, dead eye; dead fire; dead color, etc.

Dead 8

Definition: Monotonous or unvaried; as, a dead level or pain; a dead wall.

Dead 9

Definition: Sure as death; unerring; fixed; complete; as, a dead shot; a dead certainty.

Dead 10

Definition: Bringing death; deadly.

Dead 11

Definition: Wanting in religious spirit and vitality; as, dead faith; dead works.

Dead 12

Definition: Flat; without gloss; said of painting which has been applied purposely to have this effect.

Dead 13

Definition: Not brilliant; not rich; thus, brown is a dead color, as compared with crimson.

Dead 14

Definition: Cut off from the rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the rights of property; as, one banished or becoming a monk is civilly dead.

Dead 15

Definition: Not imparting motion or power; as, the dead spindle of a lathe, etc. See Spindle.

Dead 16

Definition: To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly.

Dead 17

Definition: The most quiet or deathlike time; the period of profoundest repose, inertness, or gloom; as, the dead of winter.

Dead 18

Definition: One who is dead; commonly used collectively.

Dead 19

Definition: To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor.

Dead 20

Definition: To die; to lose life or force.

dead 21

Definition: people who are no longer living; "they buried the dead"

dead 22

Definition: a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense; "the dead of winter"

dead 23

Definition: devoid of activity; "this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here"

dead 24

Definition: physically inactive; "Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range"

dead 25

Definition: no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"

dead 26

Definition: not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat; "Mars is a dead planet"; "a dead battery"; "dead soil"; "dead coals"; "the fire is dead"

dead 27

Definition: not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects"; "dead stones"

dead 28

Definition: lacking animation or excitement or activity; "the party being dead we left early"; "it was a lifeless party until she arrived"

dead 29

Definition: drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained"

dead 30

Definition: no longer having force or relevance; "a dead issue"

dead 31

Definition: no longer in force or use; inactive; "a defunct (or dead) law"; "a defunct organization"

dead 32

Definition: lacking resilience or bounce; "a dead tennis ball"

dead 33

Definition: not surviving in active use; "Latin is a dead language"

dead 34

Definition: out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown; "a dead telephone line"; "the motor is dead"

dead 35

Definition: unerringly accurate; "a dead shot"; "took dead aim"

dead 36

Definition: not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds"

dead 37

Definition: lacking acoustic resonance; "dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs"; "the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio"

dead 38

Definition: devoid of physical sensation; numb; "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"

dead 39

Definition: completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you''re perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right"

dead 40

Definition: quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"

 

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