deadness

Definitions of deadness
  1. noun
    the inanimate property of something that has died
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    type of:
    inanimateness, lifelessness
    not having life
  2. noun
    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
    “in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away”
    synonyms: unresponsiveness
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    Antonyms:
    responsiveness
    the quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events
    types:
    resistance
    the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
    type of:
    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  3. noun
    the physical property of something that has lost its elasticity
    “he objected to the deadness of the tennis balls”
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    type of:
    inelasticity
    the lack of elasticity
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