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    deadening - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deadening

    (noun) the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine) Definition
    (adj) so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    Synonyms : boring , dull , ho-hum , irksome , slow , tedious , tiresome , wearisome
    Example Sentence
    • a boring evening with uninteresting people
    • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
    • a dull play
    • his competent but dull performance
    • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is
    • tedious days on the train
    • the tiresome chirping of a cricket
    • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome
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