Definition of DEADNESS


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

    ) the physical property of something that has lost its elasticity; "he objected to the deadness of the tennis balls" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the inanimate property of something that has died ;

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