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dead

adjective at rest, bereft of life, breathless, buried, cadaverous, deceased, defunct, demised, departed, deearted this life, deprived of life, destitute of life, devoid of life, dormant, ended, exanimate, expired, extinct, inactive, inert, lifeless, long gone, no longer living, not possessing life, passed away, still, terminated, without a sign of life, without life, without the appearance of life
Associated concepts: dead-born, next of kin, presumed dead, surviving spouse, wrongful death
Foreign phrases: Cadaver nullius in bonis. A dead body is no one's property.

dead

noun corpse, the deceased, decedent, the deeunct, the departed, exanimis, exanimus, fatal casualty, the late, the late lamented
Associated concepts: autopsy, dead-born, dead man's statute, decedent's estates, next of kin, presumed dead, surviving spouse, wrongful death
Foreign phrases: Extra legem positus est civiliter mortuus.He who is placed outside the law is civilly dead.
See also: deceased, defunct, invalid, late, null, obsolete, pedestrian, torpid
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If Lewis thought to find in the deadness of art a refuge for himself against "aping," a preserve against the uncontrolled effects on art of social imitativeness, Beckett and Spicer cancel the social content of imitation by rendering imitation intransitive and infinite.
The weed announces--but can never explain--how the need for emotional division and heartbreak, caused by its violent chthonic upsurge, is the necessary condition to create light-drops out of deadness.
However, most of what was done with those wonderful supplies turned out to be lifeless, linear exercises in robotic deadness.
No wonder that Easter cards are full of the images of spring, that emergence of new life and the deadness of winter.
There is often little to lighten the darkness and deadness of winter and we long for the spring to come with its lighter and longer days and the signs of new life in our gardens and in the fields and hedgerows.
This diaspora, he maintains, viewed their difficulties in Russia and subsequent emigration as divine intervention--an effort to call the faithful away from spiritual deadness.
And the sum and total of all deadness we may call human.
Here I would diverge from Spilka, who reads Hemingway's subject matter and strategies alike as "ways of coping with a personal deadness, a numbing of affect, a movement down the stoic spectrum from the intensities of tough-minded fictions with tender implications to hardened feelings about bullfighting .
Arising partly out of commonsensical views of language which portray speech as immediate, authentic, and intimate in contrast to the supposed alienation and deadness of print (Derrida), these views have also been boosted by various forms of cultural nationalism (Julien).
It prizes nonchalance while circumventing emotional deadness through contact with "hot" African American culture.
Whereas Don Pedro is partially willing to follow Hinton into the direction of the Eastern mystics and their reflections on the idea of the One, he also stresses the idea of the deadness of the universe in addition to its unity.