What is deadened?

  • (adj): Devoid of physical sensation; numb.
    Example: "She felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"
    Synonyms: dead
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More definitions of "deadened":

  • (adj): Made or become less intense.
    Example: "The deadened pangs of hunger"

Famous quotes containing the word deadened:

    Are you more likely to tolerate drivel than you were four years ago? I think the answer is yes. Four years of Reagan has deadened the senses against a barrage of uninterrupted nonsense.
    Alexander Cockburn (b. 1941)