alphabet

Dead

Definition of dead:

part of speech: adverb

Absolutely; exactly; as, he was dead wrong.

part of speech: noun

Those who are dead.

part of speech: adjective

Having ceased to live without life; inanimate; resembling death; inactive; disused; complete; as, a dead loss; sure as death; as, a dead shot; out of the game or play.

part of speech: noun

One or many dead persons: used after the; the point or degree of greatest lifelessness; as, the dead of night.

part of speech: adverb

Thoroughly.

part of speech: adjective

Without life; dull; still.

part of speech: noun

Time of greatest silence.

part of speech: adjective

Deprived of life: that never had life: deathlike: useless: dull: cold and cheerless: without vegetation: perfect.

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