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Definition of 'deadness'

Noun

  1. 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; "she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident"; "in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away"
       Synonyms: unresponsiveness
       Antonyms: responsiveness
  2. the physical property of something that has lost its elasticity; "he objected to the deadness of the tennis balls"
  3. the inanimate property of something that has died


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