Textual thesaurus for "dead"

(adj) drained

drained of electric charge; discharged

a dead battery; left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained

(adj) utter


came to a dead stop; utter seriousness

(adj) stagnant

not circulating or flowing

dead air; dead water; stagnant water

(adj) idle

not yielding a return

dead capital; idle funds

(adj) deadened

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

(adj) numb

(followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive

passersby were dead to our plea for help; numb to the cries for mercy

(adj) bushed, all in, beat

very tired

was all in at the end of the day; so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere; bushed after all that exercise; I'm dead after that long trip

(adv) utterly, perfectly, absolutely

completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers

an absolutely magnificent painting; a perfectly idiotic idea; you're perfectly right; utterly miserable; you can be dead sure of my innocence; was dead tired; dead right

(adv) suddenly, short, abruptly

quickly and without warning

he stopped suddenly