Deaden Definition

deadened, deadening, deadens
deadened, deadening, deadens
To render less intense, sensitive, or vigorous.
A medication to deaden the pain; wall tiles that deaden the sound from the rehearsal studio.
American Heritage
To take away the sensitivity of; make numb.
Webster's New World
To become as if dead; lose vigor, intensity, etc.
Webster's New World
To treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof.
Webster's New World
To lessen the vigor, intensity, or liveliness of; dull.
Webster's New World

Origin of Deaden

  • dead +‎ -en

    From Wiktionary

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