HyperDic: deadness

English > 3 senses of the word deadness:
NOUNattributedeadness, unresponsivenessthe quality of being unresponsive
attributedeadnessthe physical property of something that has lost its elasticity
attributedeadnessthe inanimate property of something that has died
English > deadness: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe 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.
Example "in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away"
Narrowerfrigidity, frigidnesssexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse
resistanceThe degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositeresponsivenessThe quality of being responsive
Adjectivesdeaddevoid of physical sensation
dead(followed by 'to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity
English > deadness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe physical property of something that has lost its elasticity.
Example"he objected to the deadness of the tennis balls"
BroaderinelasticityThe lack of elasticity
Spanishentumecimiento, torpor
Adjectivesdeadlacking resilience or bounce
English > deadness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe inanimate property of something that has died.
Broaderinanimateness, lifelessnessnot having life
Adjectivesdeadno longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
deadnot showing characteristics / characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life
deadnot surviving in active use
deadphysically inactive
deadout of use or operation because of a fault / fault or breakdown
deadnot circulating or flowing
deaddrained of electric charge

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