Deaden meaning

dĕd'n
To become dead.
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To render less intense, sensitive, or vigorous.

A medication to deaden the pain; wall tiles that deaden the sound from the rehearsal studio.

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To make soundproof.
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To make less colorful or brilliant.
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To lose vigor, brilliance, or liveliness.
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To lessen the vigor, intensity, or liveliness of; dull.
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To take away the sensitivity of; make numb.
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To treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof.
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To become as if dead; lose vigor, intensity, etc.
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To render less lively; to diminish; to muffle.
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(intransitive) To become less lively; to diminish (by itself).
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To make soundproof.
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Origin of deaden

dead +‎ -en