deadened

Definitions of deadened
  1. adjective
    devoid of physical sensation; numb
    “she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth”
    synonyms: dead
    insensitive
    not responsive to physical stimuli
  2. adjective
    made or become less intense
    “the deadened pangs of hunger”
    Synonyms:
    dull
    not keenly felt
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