1. Appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse; SYN. inanimate, pulseless.
2. Not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty.
3. Tending to cause suspension of regular breathing; SYN. breathtaking.
1. Having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
2. Lacking the warmth of life
3. Feeling or showing no enthusiasm; SYN. cool.
4. Having lost freshness through passage of time
5. Psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion
6. Marked by errorless familiarity
7. Without compunction or human feeling; SYN. cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate.
8. Of a seeker (in a game with a hidden object); far from the object sought
9. Sexually unresponsive; SYN. frigid.
10. So intense as to be almost uncontrollable
11. Unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication
12. (Color) Giving no sensation of warmth
ETYM Old Eng. ded, dead, deed, as. deád; akin to os. dôd, Dutch dood, German todt, tot, Icel. dauthr, Swed. and Dan. död, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. Related to Die, Death.
1. No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.
2. No longer in force or use; inactive; SYN. defunct.
3. Devoid of physical sensation; numb; SYN. deadened.
4. (Followed by 'to') Not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive; SYN. numb.
5. Not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat.
6. Physically inactive.
7. Lacking animation or excitement or activity; SYN. lifeless.
8. No longer having force or relevance.
9. Lacking resilience or bounce.
10. Drained of electric charge; discharged; SYN. drained.
11. Not surviving in active use.
12. Out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown.
13. Unerringly accurate.
14. Sudden and complete.
15. Total; SYN. utter.
16. Lacking acoustic resonance.
Passed away; dead; gone.
ETYM Latin defunctus, p. p. of defungi to acquit one's self of, to perform, finish, depart, die; de + fungi to perform, discharge: cf. French défunt. Related to Function.
Having ceased to exist or live.
ETYM Latin extinctus, exstinctus, p. p. of extinguere, exstinguere. Related to Extinguish.
1. No longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives; SYN. nonextant.
2. Of a fire; being out or having grown cold; SYN. extinguished, out, quenched.
3. Of e.g. volcanos; permanently inactive; SYN. inactive.
ETYM Pref. in- not + active: cf. French inactif.
1. Not active or exerting influence.
2. Not active physically or mentally.
3. Not engaged in full-time work; (military).
4. Not engaged in military action; SYN. reserve.
5. Lacking activity; lying idle or unused.
6. (Pathology) Not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly.
7. Not participating in a chemical reaction.