Definition of deaden


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • deaden is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 8 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • deaden is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 9 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of deaden

  • make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation (verb)

    Examples

    1. deaden a sound

    Synonyms

    1. blunt

  • cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. girdle

  • make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. damp
    2. dampen

  • become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor (verb)

  • convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil (verb)

  • lessen the momentum or velocity of (verb)

    Examples

    1. deaden a ship's headway

  • make vapid or deprive of spirit (verb)

    Examples

    1. deadened wine

See definition of deaden in Merriam Webster