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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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In the next section, we draw on Agamben's, Buller's and Shukin's works to set the theoretical framework that enables us to think of deadness spatially as a process that involves liveness, and to explore the in-between life and death in the commercialisation of the semen of Piedmontese bulls under biocapitalism.
But the euphemisms are no better than embalming at preserving our dead or concealing our deadness.
Thirdly, imaginative excitement ameliorates the deadness of the internal world.
The association became clinched in our language, and many of us first learned this simile in the opening of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, in which Scrooge himself cogitates about the deadness of doornails:
But the moral deadness these words bespeak can hardly be overlooked in retrospect.
He is notable, rather, for his insight into the abstraction, hollowness, and deadness that commodification introduces into human relations.
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The meditative and elegiac opening of The Forest Sanctuary calls special attention to this vague imagery, even while the deadness of the language deprives it of a central epistemic function.
She was saddened by 'the deadness of so many Christians to that part of the book which does not directly concern Gwendolen.
It is the sense of that deadness that is most frightening to me, and it is also the sense that such deadness can't really be got around or done away with by liquor, sex, or other stimuli that both scares me and stimulates me.
Have you sloughed off the layers of protection, Of deadness to feeling, of blindness to sight?