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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEAD,
1. Deprived or destitute of life; that state of a being, animal or vegetable, in which the organs of motion and life have ceased to perform their functions, and have become incapable of performing them, or of being restored to a state of activity.
The men are dead who sought thy life. Exodus 4.
It is sometimes followed by of before the cause of death; as, dead of hunger, or of a fever.
2. Having never had life, or having been deprived of vital action before birth; as, the child was born dead.
3. Without life; inanimate.
All, all but truth, drops dead-born from the press.
4. Without vegetable life; as a dead tree.
5. Imitating death; deep or sound; as a dead sleep.
6. Perfectly still; motionless as death; as a dead calm; a dead weight.
7. Empty; vacant; not enlivened by variety; as a dead void space; a dead plain.
We say also, a dead level, for a perfectly level surface.
8. Unemployed; useless; unprofitable. A man's faculties may lie dead, or his goods remain dead on his hands. So dead capital or stock is that which produces no profit.
9. Dull; inactive; as a dead sale of commodities.
10. Dull; gloomy; still; not enlivened; as a dead winter; a dead season.
11. Still; deep; obscure; as the dead darkness of the night.
12. Dull; not lively; not resembling life; as the dead coloring of a piece; a dead eye.
13. Dull; heavy; as a dead sound.
14. Dull; frigid; lifeless; cold; not animated; not affecting; used of prayer.
15. Tasteless; vapid; spiritless; used of liquors.
16. Uninhabited; as dead walls.
17. Dull; without natural force or efficacy; not lively or brisk; as a dead fire.
18. In a state of spiritual death; void of grace; lying under the power of sin.
19. Impotent; unable to procreate.
20. Decayed in grace.
Thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead. Revelation 3.
21. Not proceeding from spiritual life; not producing good works; as, faith without works is dead. James 2.
22. Proceeding from corrupt nature, not from spiritual life or a gracious principle; as dead works. Heb
9:14.
23. In law, cut off from the rights of a citizen: deprived of power of enjoying the rights of property; as one banished or becoming a monk is civilly dead.
Dead language, a language which is no longer spoken or in common use by a people, and known only in writings; as the Hebrew, Greek and Latin.
Dead rising or rising line, the parts of a ship's floor or bottom throughout her length, where the floor timber is terminated on the lower futtock.
DEAD, n. ded.
1. The dead signifies dead men.
Ye shall not make cuttings for the dead. Leviticus 19.
2. The state of the dead; or death.
This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead. Matthew 14.
DEAD, n. ded. The time when there is a remarkable stillness or gloom; depth; as in the midst of winter or of night, are familiar expressions.
DEAD, v.i. ded. To lose life or force.
DEAD, v.t. ded. To deprive of life, force or vigor.
DEAD'-DOING, a. Destructive; killing.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin" [ant: alive, live]
2: not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat; "Mars is a dead planet"; "dead soil"; "dead coals"; "the fire is dead" [ant: live]
3: very tired; "was all in at the end of the day"; "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"; "bushed after all that exercise"; "I'm dead after that long trip" [syn: all in, beat, bushed, dead]
4: unerringly accurate; "a dead shot"; "took dead aim"
5: physically inactive; "Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range"
6: (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive; "passersby were dead to our plea for help"; "numb to the cries for mercy" [syn: dead, numb]
7: devoid of physical sensation; numb; "his gums were dead from the novocain"; "she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"; "a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities" [syn: dead, deadened]
8: lacking acoustic resonance; "dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs"; "the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio"
9: not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds" [syn: dead, idle]
10: not circulating or flowing; "dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water" [syn: dead, stagnant]
11: not surviving in active use; "Latin is a dead language"
12: lacking resilience or bounce; "a dead tennis ball"
13: out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown; "a dead telephone line"; "the motor is dead"
14: no longer having force or relevance; "a dead issue"
15: complete; "came to a dead stop"; "utter seriousness" [syn: dead, utter]
16: drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained" [syn: dead, drained]
17: devoid of activity; "this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here" n
1: people who are no longer living; "they buried the dead" [ant: living]
2: a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense; "the dead of winter" adv
1: quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly" [syn: abruptly, suddenly, short, dead]
2: completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right" [syn: absolutely, perfectly, utterly, dead]

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Etymology: Middle English deed, from Old English d?ad; akin to Old Norse dauthr dead, deyja to die, Old High German t?t dead more at die Date: before 12th century 1. deprived of life ; no longer alive 2. a. (1) having the appearance of death ; deathly <in a dead faint> (2) lacking power to move, feel, or respond ; numb b. very tired c. (1) incapable of being stirred emotionally or intellectually ; unresponsive <dead to pity> (2) grown cold ; extinguished <dead coals> 3. a. inanimate, inert <dead matter> b. barren, infertile <dead soil> c. no longer producing or functioning ; exhausted <a dead battery> 4. a. (1) lacking power or effect <a dead law> (2) no longer having interest, relevance, or significance <a dead issue> b. no longer in use ; obsolete <a dead language> c. no longer active ; extinct <a dead volcano> d. lacking in gaiety or animation <a dead party> e. (1) lacking in commercial activity ; quiet (2) commercially idle or unproductive <dead capital> f. lacking elasticity <a dead tennis ball> g. being out of action or out of use <the phone went dead>; specifically free from any connection to a source of voltage and free from electric charges h. (1) being out of play <a dead ball> (2) temporarily forbidden to play or to make a certain play in croquet 5. a. not running or circulating ; stagnant <dead water> b. not turning <the dead center of a lathe> c. not imparting motion or power although otherwise functioning <a dead rear axle> d. lacking warmth, vigor, or taste 6. a. absolutely uniform <a dead level> b. (1) unerring (2) exact <dead center of the target> (3) certain to be doomed <he's dead if he's late for curfew> (4) irrevocable <a dead loss> c. abrupt <brought to a dead stop> d. (1) complete, absolute <a dead silence> (2) all-out <caught it on the dead run> 7. devoid of former occupants <dead villages> deadness noun Synonyms: dead, defunct, deceased, departed, late mean devoid of life. dead applies literally to what is deprived of vital force but is used figuratively of anything that has lost any attribute (as energy, activity, radiance) suggesting life <a dead, listless performance>. defunct stresses cessation of active existence or operation <a defunct television series>. deceased, departed, and late apply to persons who have died recently. deceased is the preferred term in legal use <the estate of the deceased>. departed is used usually as a euphemism <our departed sister>. late is used especially with reference to a person in a specific relation or status <the company's late president>. II. noun (plural dead) Date: before 12th century 1. one that is dead usually used collectively 2. the state of being dead <raised him from the dead Colossians
2:12 (Revised Standard Version)
> 3. the time of greatest quiet <the dead of night> III. adverb Date: 14th century 1. absolutely, utterly <dead certain> <finished dead last> 2. suddenly and completely <stopped dead> 3. directly <dead ahead>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj., adv., & n. --adj. 1 no longer alive. 2 colloq. extremely tired or unwell. 3 benumbed; affected by loss of sensation (my fingers are dead). 4 (foll. by to) unappreciative or unconscious of; insensitive to. 5 no longer effective or in use; obsolete, extinct. 6 (of a match, of coal, etc.) no longer burning; extinguished. 7 inanimate. 8 a lacking force or vigour; dull, lustreless, muffled. b (of sound) not resonant. c (of sparkling wine etc.) no longer effervescent. 9 a quiet; lacking activity (the dead season). b motionless, idle. 10 a (of a microphone, telephone, etc.) not transmitting any sound, esp. because of a fault. b (of a circuit, conductor, etc.) carrying or transmitting no current; not connected to a source of electricity (a dead battery). 11 (of the ball in a game) out of play. 12 abrupt, complete, exact, unqualified, unrelieved (come to a dead stop; a dead faint; a dead calm; in dead silence; a dead certainty). 13 without spiritual life. --adv. 1 absolutely, exactly, completely (dead on target; dead level; dead tired). 2 colloq. very, extremely (dead good; dead easy). --n. (prec. by the) 1 (treated as pl.) those who have died. 2 a time of silence or inactivity (the dead of night). Phrases and idioms: dead-and-alive Brit. (of a place, person, activity, etc.) dull, monotonous; lacking interest. dead as the dodo see DODO. dead as a doornail see DOORNAIL. dead bat Cricket a bat held loosely so that it imparts no motion to the ball when struck. dead beat 1 colloq. exhausted. 2 Physics (of an instrument) without recoil. dead-beat n. 1 colloq. a penniless person. 2 US sl. a person constantly in debt. dead centre 1 the exact centre. 2 the position of a crank etc. in line with the connecting-rod and not exerting torque. dead cert see CERT. dead duck sl. an unsuccessful or useless person or thing. dead end 1 a closed end of a road, passage, etc. 2 (often (with hyphen) attrib.) a situation offering no prospects of progress or advancement. dead-eye Naut. a round flat three-holed block for extending shrouds. dead from the neck up colloq. stupid. dead hand an oppressive persisting influence, esp. posthumous control. dead heat 1 a race in which two or more competitors finish exactly level. 2 the result of such a race. dead-heat v.intr. run a dead heat. dead language a language no longer commonly spoken, e.g. Latin. dead letter a law or practice no longer observed or recognized. dead lift the exertion of one's utmost strength to lift something. dead loss 1 colloq. a useless person or thing. 2 a complete loss. dead man's fingers 1 a kind of orchis, Orchis mascula. 2 any soft coral of the genus Alcyonium, with spongy lobes. 3 the finger-like divisions of a lobster's or crab's gills. dead man's handle (or pedal etc.) a controlling-device on an electric train, allowing power to be connected only as long as the operator presses on it. dead march a funeral march. dead men colloq. bottles after the contents have been drunk. dead-nettle any plant of the genus Lamium, having nettle-like leaves but without stinging hairs. dead-on exactly right. dead reckoning Naut. calculation of a ship's position from the log, compass, etc., when observations are impossible. dead ringer see RINGER. dead shot one who is extremely accurate. dead time Physics the period after the recording of a pulse etc. when the detector is unable to record another. dead to the world colloq. fast asleep; unconscious. dead weight (or dead-weight) 1 a an inert mass. b a heavy weight or burden. 2 a debt not covered by assets. 3 the total weight carried on a ship. dead wood colloq. one or more useless people or things. make a dead set at see SET(2). wouldn't be seen dead in (or with etc.) colloq. shall have nothing to do with; shall refuse to wear etc. Derivatives: deadness n. Etymology: OE dead f. Gmc, rel. to DIE(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sainted Saint"ed, a. 1. Consecrated; sacred; holy; pious. ``A most sainted king.'' --Shak. Amongst the enthroned gods on sainted seats. --Milton. 2. Entered into heaven; -- a euphemism for dead.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dead Dead, a. 1. (Elec.) Carrying no current, or producing no useful effect; -- said of a conductor in a dynamo or motor, also of a telegraph wire which has no instrument attached and, therefore, is not in use. 2. Out of play; regarded as out of the game; -- said of a ball, a piece, or a player under certain conditions in cricket, baseball, checkers, and some other games. [In golf], a ball is said to lie dead when it lies so near the hole that the player is certain to hole it in the next stroke. --Encyc. of Sport.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dead Dead (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de['a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d["o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See Die, and cf. Death.] 1. Deprived of life; -- opposed to alive and living; reduced to that state of a being in which the organs of motion and life have irrevocably ceased to perform their functions; as, a dead tree; a dead man. ``The queen, my lord, is dead.'' --Shak. The crew, all except himself, were dead of hunger. --Arbuthnot. Seek him with candle, bring him dead or living. --Shak. 2. Destitute of life; inanimate; as, dead matter. 3. Resembling death in appearance or quality; without show of life; deathlike; as, a dead sleep. 4. Still as death; motionless; inactive; useless; as, dead calm; a dead load or weight. 5. So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor. 6. Unproductive; bringing no gain; unprofitable; as, dead capital; dead stock in trade. 7. Lacking spirit; dull; lusterless; cheerless; as, dead eye; dead fire; dead color, etc. 8. Monotonous or unvaried; as, a dead level or pain; a dead wall. ``The ground is a dead flat.'' --C. Reade. 9. Sure as death; unerring; fixed; complete; as, a dead shot; a dead certainty. I had them a dead bargain. --Goldsmith. 10. Bringing death; deadly. --Shak. 11. Wanting in religious spirit and vitality; as, dead faith; dead works. ``Dead in trespasses.'' --Eph. ii. 1. 12. (Paint.) (a) Flat; without gloss; -- said of painting which has been applied purposely to have this effect. (b) Not brilliant; not rich; thus, brown is a dead color, as compared with crimson. 13. (Law) Cut off from the rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the rights of property; as, one banished or becoming a monk is civilly dead. 14. (Mach.) Not imparting motion or power; as, the dead spindle of a lathe, etc. See Spindle. Dead ahead (Naut.), directly ahead; -- said of a ship or any object, esp. of the wind when blowing from that point toward which a vessel would go. Dead angle (Mil.), an angle or space which can not be seen or defended from behind the parapet. Dead block, either of two wooden or iron blocks intended to serve instead of buffers at the end of a freight car. Dead calm (Naut.), no wind at all. Dead center, or Dead point (Mach.), either of two points in the orbit of a crank, at which the crank and connecting rod lie a straight line. It corresponds to the end of a stroke; as, A and B are dead centers of the crank mechanism in which the crank C drives, or is driven by, the lever L. Dead color (Paint.), a color which has no gloss upon it. Dead coloring (Oil paint.), the layer of colors, the preparation for what is to follow. In modern painting this is usually in monochrome. Dead door (Shipbuilding), a storm shutter fitted to the outside of the quarter-gallery door. Dead flat (Naut.), the widest or midship frame. Dead freight (Mar. Law), a sum of money paid by a person who charters a whole vessel but fails to make out a full cargo. The payment is made for the unoccupied capacity. --Abbott. Dead ground (Mining), the portion of a vein in which there is no ore. Dead hand, a hand that can not alienate, as of a person civilly dead. ``Serfs held in dead hand.'' --Morley. See Mortmain. Dead head (Naut.), a rough block of wood used as an anchor buoy. Dead heat, a heat or course between two or more race horses, boats, etc., in which they come out exactly equal, so that neither wins. Dead horse, an expression applied to a debt for wages paid in advance. [Law] Dead language, a language which is no longer spoken or in common use by a people, and is known only in writings, as the Hebrew, Greek, and Latin.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dead Dead, n. 1. The most quiet or deathlike time; the period of profoundest repose, inertness, or gloom; as, the dead of winter. When the drum beat at dead of night. --Campbell. 2. One who is dead; -- commonly used collectively. And Abraham stood up from before his dead. --Gen. xxiii. 3.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dead Dead, v. t. To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor. [Obs.] Heaven's stern decree, With many an ill, hath numbed and deaded me. --Chapman.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dead Dead, adv. To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly. [Colloq.] I was tired of reading, and dead sleepy. --Dickens. Dead drunk, so drunk as to be unconscious.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dead Dead, v. i. To die; to lose life or force. [Obs.] So iron, as soon as it is out of the fire, deadeth straightway. --Bacon.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English. 1. A person, animal, or plant that is dead is no longer living. Her husband's been dead a year now... The group had shot dead another hostage. ...old newspapers and dead flowers. ? alive ADJ The dead are people who are dead. The dead included six people attending a religious ceremony. N-PLURAL: the N 2. If you describe a place or a period of time as dead, you do not like it because there is very little activity taking place in it. ...some dead little town where the liveliest thing is the flies... ADJ [disapproval] 3. Something that is dead is no longer being used or is finished. The dead cigarette was still between his fingers... ADJ 4. If you say that an idea, plan, or subject is dead, you mean that people are no longer interested in it or willing to develop it any further. It's a dead issue, Baxter... ADJ 5. A dead language is no longer spoken or written as a means of communication, although it may still be studied. We used to grumble that we were wasting time learning a dead language. ADJ: usu ADJ n 6. A telephone or piece of electrical equipment that is dead is no longer functioning, for example because it no longer has any electrical power. On another occasion I answered the phone and the line went dead. ADJ: usu v-link ADJ 7. In sport, when a ball is dead, it has gone outside the playing area, or a situation has occurred in which the game has to be temporarily stopped, and none of the players can score points or gain an advantage. (JOURNALISM) ADJ 8. Dead is used to mean 'complete' or 'absolute', especially before the words 'centre', 'silence', and 'stop'. They hurried about in dead silence, with anxious faces... Lila's boat came to a dead stop. ADJ: ADJ n [emphasis] 9. Dead means 'precisely' or 'exactly'. Mars was visible, dead in the centre of the telescope... Their arrows are dead on target... ADV: ADV prep/adv/adj [emphasis] 10. Dead is sometimes used to mean 'very'. (BRIT INFORMAL, SPOKEN) I am dead against the legalisation of drugs. ADV: ADV adj/adv/prep [emphasis] 11. If you reply 'Over my dead body' when a plan or action has been suggested, you are emphasizing that you dislike it, and will do everything you can to prevent it. (INFORMAL) 'Let's invite her to dinner.''Over my dead body!' CONVENTION [emphasis] 12. If you say that something such as an idea or situation is dead and buried, you are emphasizing that you think that it is completely finished or past, and cannot happen or exist again in the future. I thought the whole business was dead and buried... PHRASE: v-link PHR [emphasis] 13. If you say that a person or animal dropped dead or dropped down dead, you mean that they died very suddenly and unexpectedly. He dropped dead on the quayside. PHRASE: V inflects 14. If you say that you feel dead or are half dead, you mean that you feel very tired or ill and very weak. (INFORMAL) You looked half dead after that journey... PHRASE: v-link PHR [emphasis] 15. If something happens in the dead of night, at dead of night, or in the dead of winter, it happens in the middle part of the night or the winter, when it is darkest or coldest. (LITERARY) We buried it in the garden at dead of night... PHRASE 16. If you say that you wouldn't be seen dead or be caught dead in particular clothes, places, or situations, you are expressing strong dislike or disapproval of them. (INFORMAL) I wouldn't be seen dead in a straw hat. PHRASE: PHR prep, PHR -ing [emphasis] 17. To stop dead means to suddenly stop happening or moving. To stop someone or something dead means to cause them to suddenly stop happening or moving. We all stopped dead and looked at it... PHRASE: V inflects 18. If you say that someone or something is dead in the water, you are emphasizing that they have failed, and that there is little hope of them being successful in the future. A 'no' vote would have left the treaty dead in the water. PHRASE: v-link PHR [emphasis] 19. to flog a dead horse: see flog a dead loss: see loss a dead ringer: see ringer to stop dead in your tracks: see track

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

ded (muth; nekros): Used in several senses:

(1) as a substantive, denoting the body deprived of life, as when Abraham speaks of burying his dead (Ge 23);

(2) as a collective noun including all those that have passed away from life (as Re 20:12). In several passages dead in this sense is used in contrast to the quick or living (as Nu 16:48). This collective mode of expression is used when resurrection is described as "rising from the dead";

(3) as an adjective, coupled with body, carcass or man, as De 14:8 the King James Version;

(4) most frequently it is used as a complement of the verb "to be," referring to the condition of being deceased or the period of death, e. g. 2Sa 12:19; Mr 5:35;

(5) in the sense of being liable to death it occurs in Ge 20:3; Ex 12:33; 2Sa 16:9;

(6) as an intensive adjective it is used in the phrase "dead sleep," to mean profound sleep simulating death (Ps 76:6);

(7) figuratively "dead" is used to express the spiritual condition of those who are unable to attain to the life of faith. They are dead in trespasses, as in Eph 2:1, or conversely, those who by the New Birth are delivered from sin, are said to be dead to the Law (as Col 2:20, etc.). A faith which does not show its life in the practical virtues of Christianity is called dead (Jas 2:17);

(8) in Ro 4:19; Heb 11:12, "dead" signifies the senile condition of loss of vigor and virility.

The passage in Job 26:5, wherein in the King James Version "dead things" seem to mean things that never had life, is more accurately translated in the Revised Version (British and American) as "they that are deceased," i.e. the shades of the dead.

There are few references to the physical accompaniments of the act of dying. Deborah has a poetical account of the death of Sisera (Jud 5:24 ff), and in Ec 12, where the failure of the bodily faculties in old age culminates in death, it is pictorially compared to the breaking of a lamp extinguishing the flame ("golden" being probably used of "oil," as it is in Zec 4:12), and the loosing of the silver chebhel or chain by which the lamp is suspended in the tent of the Arabic.

The dead body defiled those who touched it (Le 11:31) and therefore sepulture took place speedily, as in the case of Lazarus (Joh 11:17-39) and Ananias and Sapphira (Ac 5:6-10). This practice is still followed by the fellahin.

The uselessness of the dead is the subject of proverb (Ec 9:4) and the phrase "dead dog" is used as a contemptuous epithet as of a person utterly worthless (1Sa 24:14; 2Sa 9:8; 16:9).

Alex. Macalister

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. a. 1. Lifeless, breathless, inanimate, deceased, defunct, departed, gone, gone to one's last home, gathered to one's fathers. 2. Dull, frigid, cold, torpid, inert, unfeeling, callous, obtuse, indifferent, lukewarm. 3. Vapid, tasteless, insipid, flat. 4. Unemployed, useless, unprofitable. 5. Entire, complete, total, utter. II. n. Depth, midst, darkest or coldest or gloomiest period.

Foolish Dictionary

Without life. See Boston.

Moby Thesaurus

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cool, corpse, corpselike, corpus delicti, crack, croaked, crowbait, damned, damped, dampened, dated, dead ahead, dead and buried, dead and gone, dead asleep, dead body, dead man, dead of night, dead person, dead-and-alive, dead-end, dead-tired, deadbeat, deadened, deadly, deadly pale, death-struck, deathful, deathlike, deathlike silence, deathly, deathly pale, debilitated, deceased, decedent, decided, deep, deep asleep, definitely, defunct, deleted, demised, departed, departed this life, depths, destitute of life, dilute, diluted, dim, dimmed, dingy, direct, directly, discolored, dismal, disused, dog-tired, dog-weary, done, done for, done in, done up, done with, doped, dopey, dormant, down the drain, downright, drab, draggy, drained, drearisome, dreary, droopy, drugged, dry, dry bones, dryasdust, due, due north, dull, dulled, dun, dust, dusty, earth, effete, elapsed, elephantine, embalmed corpse, emotionless, empty, ended, enervated, entire, entirely, essentially, etiolated, even, exact, exactly, exanimate, exhausted, expired, expressly, expunged, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, extinct, extinguished, extreme, extremely, fade, faded, fagged out, faint, faithfully, fallen, fallow, fast asleep, fatigued, fini, finished, flaked-out, flat, flat out, flavorless, food for worms, forgotten, forthright, foul, frigid, full, fundamentally, ghastly, golden silence, gone, gone glimmering, gone out, gone to glory, gone west, gone-by, gray, grey, groggy, gruelly, had it, haggard, half-conscious, hardened, has-been, heavy, hebetudinous, ho-hum, hollow, hueless, hush, hush of night, hypochromic, immeasurably, impassible, imperceptive, impercipient, impervious, in a beeline, in abeyance, in all respects, in every respect, in line with, in suspense, in the extreme, inactive, inane, inanimate, inaudibility, incalculably, indefinitely, indifferent, inert, inexcitable, infertile, infinitely, inorganic, insensate, insensible, insensitive, insentient, insipid, inured, ipsissimis verbis, irrecoverable, jaded, jejune, just, kaput, kaputt, knocked out, lackadaisical, lackluster, languid, languorous, lapsed, late, late lamented, latent, launched into eternity, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, listless, literally, literatim, livid, logy, lost, low-spirited, lucid stillness, lukewarm, lull, lumpish, lurid, lusterless, martyred, mat, mealy, middle, midst, mild, milk-and-water, monotonous, moribund, mortal remains, most, motionless, muddy, muffled, mum, mummification, mummy, muted, narcotized, neutral, nirvanic, no more, noiselessness, numb, numbed, obdurate, oblivious, obsolete, obtuse, ordinary, organic remains, out, out cold, out of it, out of style, out of use, out-and-out, outmoded, outright, outworn, over, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pappy, passe, passed, passed away, passed on, passive, past, pasty, peace, pedestrian, perfect, perfected, perfectly, perished, phlegmatic, played out, plodding, plumb, point-blank, pointless, poky, ponderous, pooped, pooped out, positively, precise, precisely, profound, prosaic, prostrate, pulpy, purely, pushing up daisies, quiescence, quiet, quietness, quietude, radically, ready to drop, released, relics, reliquiae, remains, reposing, rest, resting easy, right, rigid, rigidly, rigorously, run out, run-of-the-mill, sainted, sallow, sapless, sated, savorless, sedentary, semiconscious, senseless, set at rest, settled, shot, shut, sickly, silence, silentness, skeleton, slack, sleeping, sleepy, slow, sluggish, slumbering, smitten with death, smoldering, smothered, softened, solemn, solemn silence, somber, somnolent, sordo, sound asleep, soundlessness, spaced out, spent, spiceless, spiritless, square, squarely, squeezed shut, stagnant, stagnating, stale, standing, static, sterile, stiff, stifled, still, stillborn, stillness, stodgy, stoned, stony, straight, straight across, straight ahead, straightforward, straightforwards, straightly, strangulated, strictly, strung out, stuffy, stultified, subdued, sudden, suddenly, superficial, superseded, supine, sure, suspended, tacitness, taciturnity, taken away, taken off, tallow-faced, tame, tasteless, tedious, tenement of clay, terminated, the dead, the deceased, the defunct, the departed, the great majority, the loved one, the majority, thick-skinned, thick-witted, thin, thorough, thoroughly, through, through and through, through with, tired out, tired to death, tiresome, to the letter, tomblike silence, toneless, torpid, total, totally, tranquillity, tuckered out, two-dimensional, unanimated, unaroused, unbroken, uncolored, unconcerned, unconditionally, unconscious, undeviatingly, unemotional, unequivocally, unerring, unerringly, unfeeling, unfelt, unflavored, unfruitful, uninterested, uninteresting, unlively, unmitigated, unmoving, unopen, unopened, unperceptive, unproductive, unqualified, unrelieved, unresponsive, unsavory, unswervingly, unsympathetic, unveeringly, unvented, unventilated, used up, utter, utterly, vanished, vapid, vegetable, vegetative, verbally, verbatim, verbatim et litteratim, wan, washed up, washed-out, washed-up, washy, watered, watered-down, watery, waxen, weak, weary, weary unto death, whacked, whey-faced, whisht, white, wiped out, wishy-washy, with a vengeance, with the Lord, with the saints, without life, without vital functions, wooden, word by word, word for word, world-weary, worn out, worn-out, wound up, zapped, zonked, zonked out




 


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