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deadened adj
1 devoid of physical sensation; numb; "his gums were dead from the novocain"; "she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"; "a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities" [syn: dead]
2 made or become less intense; "the deadened pangs of hunger"

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deadened
  1. past of deaden
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