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dead

noun

1 dead

People who are no longer living.



2 dead

A time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense.

adjective

1 dead

No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.

Roget 408a: nonresonant, dead; dampened, muffled.   

Roget 360: dead, lifeless; deceased, demised, departed, defunct, extinct; late, gone, no more; exanimate, inanimate; out of the world, taken off, ... show more

Roget 52: complete, entire; whole etc. 50; perfect etc. 650; full, good, absolute, thorough, plenary; solid, ... show more

Roget 361: killing etc. v.; murderous, slaughterous; sanguinary, sanguinolent; blood stained, blood thirsty; homicidal, red handed; bloody, bloody minded; ensanguined, ... show more

Roget 429: uncolored etc. (color) etc. 428; colorless, achromatic, aplanatic; etiolate, etiolated; hueless, pale, pallid; palefaced, ... show more

Roget 172: inert, inactive, passive; torpid etc. 683; sluggish, dull, heavy, flat, slack, tame, slow, ... show more

Polish: martwy, nie┼╝ywy, zimny

2 dead

Not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat.

Polish: martwy, nieo┼╝ywiony

3 dead

Very tired:
— I'm dead after that long trip.

synonyms: all in, beat, bushed.

4 dead

Unerringly accurate.

5 dead

Physically inactive.

6 dead

followed by `to' Not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive:
— Passersby were dead to our plea for help.

synonym: numb.

Roget 376: insensible, unfeeling, senseless, impercipient, callous, thick-skinned, pachydermatous; hard, hardened; case hardened; proof, obtuse, dull; anaesthetic; ... show more

7 dead

Devoid of physical sensation; numb:
— His gums were dead from the novocain.
— She felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth.

synonym: deadened.

8 dead

Lacking acoustic resonance.

9 dead

Not yielding a return:
— Dead capital.

synonym: idle.

10 dead

Not circulating or flowing:
— Dead air.
— Dead water.

synonym: stagnant.

11 dead

Not surviving in active use.

12 dead

Lacking resilience or bounce.

13 dead

Out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown.

14 dead

No longer having force or relevance.

15 dead

The complete stoppage of an action.

16 dead

Drained of electric charge; discharged:
— A dead battery.

synonym: drained.

17 dead

Devoid of activity.

adverb

1 dead

Quickly and without warning.

synonyms: abruptly, short, suddenly.

2 dead

Completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers:
— You can be dead sure of my innocence.
— Was dead tired.
— Dead right.

synonyms: absolutely, perfectly, utterly.


Moby thesaurus: SOL, a outrance, abeyant, abrupt, abruptly, absolute, absolutely, accurate, achromatic, achromic, ago, all bets off, all gone, all in, all off, all out, all over, all up, all-out, anechoic ... show more.

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