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deadness meaning and definition

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Definition of deadness (noun)

  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"
    • synonyms: unresponsiveness
    • antonym: responsiveness
  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
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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