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How to Pronounce deadened?

Correct pronunciation for the word "deadened" is [dˈɛdənd], [dˈɛdənd], [d_ˈɛ_d_ə_n_d].

"Deadened" in context

Deadened is an adjective used to describe something that has been dulled or diminished. It can refer to senses, emotions, and sounds. For example, a person may have had their sense of smell deadened due to an illness or injury. Emotions may be deadened as a result of a traumatic experience, making a person unable to feel joy and excitement in the same way they once did. Sound can also be deadened if it is muffled or blocked. This is commonly done to lessen the impact of a loud noise such as construction work.

Deadened can also describe a mindset or attitude.

What are similar-sounding words for deadened?

Usage over time for deadened:

This graph shows how "deadened" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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