dead dead  /ˈdɛd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) people who are no longer living
  2. (n) a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
  3. (adj) no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
  4. (adj) not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat
  5. (adj) very tired
  6. (adj) unerringly accurate
  7. (adj) physically inactive
  8. (adj) (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive
  9. (adj) devoid of physical sensation; numb
  10. (adj) lacking acoustic resonance
  11. (adj) not yielding a return
  12. (adj) not circulating or flowing
  13. (adj) not surviving in active use
  14. (adj) lacking resilience or bounce
  15. (adj) out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown
  16. (adj) no longer having force or relevance
  17. (adj) complete
  18. (adj) drained of electric charge; discharged
  19. (adj) devoid of activity
  20. (adv) quickly and without warning
  21. (adv) completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is liberating, however, to finally shed the dead weight of Grassley's know-nothingism and cowardice.
  2. Scientists say the number of coastal dead zones has doubled since 2006, to the detriment of already troubled fisheries.
  3. Via reenactments with actors and voiceover interviews with the dead man's zoophile friends, Devor picks up where the news stories left off.

News

  1. Dead Man Found In Wheel Well After Seven Flights

    A dead man was found in a wheel well after seven flights. The man apparently stowed away in the wheel well of an iFly Airbus A330-300. The dead and frozen stowaway was discovered at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport, when a crew member saw blood on the landing gear. Upon further inspection, the crew member found the [...] Dead Man Found In Wheel Well After Seven Flights is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. 'Dead Rising 3' brings mad, mad, mad undead world to Xbox One

    The new generation of gaming seems to be largely composed of open-world zombie adventures, but "Dead Rising 3" — the latest installment in the weird, darkly humorous zombie-smashing hit — arrested our attention because of its eye-popping graphics and gamer pedigree.Apparently grim tone, at odds with the silliness for which the franchise is known, is just a "veneer of seriousness," say its ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Dead Rising 3 Kinect and Smartglass integration detailed

    Dead Rising 3 's optional use of the Xbox One's mandatory Kinect gifts its zombies with a level of situational awareness you may not want them to have, truth be told. "They can hear," a Capcom representative told us during a demonstration at E3. "If you want to call a zombie or distract [a zombie], you just yell at your Kinect and they'll respond to you." Sounds useful in a stealth situation ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Joystiq

Quotes

  1. "Violence is a dead end," Obama said. "It is a sign of neither courage nor power to shoot rockets at sleeping children, or to blow up old women on a bus. That is not how moral authority is claimed; that is how it is surrendered."
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe

  2. "Hell in all its fury has visited the good people of Victoria in the last 24 hours. Many good people lie dead, many injured," Rudd said, deploying army units to help 3 000 firefighters battling the flames.
    on Feb 8, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Independent Online

  3. Kenny G says if the Internet is dead "then I must be dead, too, 'cause I use it all the time."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Kenny G Source: The Associated Press

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