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dead in the water


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Sense: Adjective: without life
Synonyms:
deceased , departed, perished, expired, no longer living, gone , defunct, lifeless, inanimate, no more, at rest, late , former , mortified, breathless, devoid of life, deprived of life, bereft of life, clinically dead, extinct , in the grave, gone the way of all flesh (informal), gone to meet your Maker (informal), out of your misery (informal), gone to a better place (informal), resting in peace, fallen , lost , stone-cold, dead as a doornail (slang), gone west (slang), dead as a dodo (slang), snuffed out (slang), pushing daisies (US, slang), pushing up daisies (UK, slang), six foot under (slang), six feet under (slang), dead and gone
Antonyms:
alive , living , live , animate, breathing
Sense: Adjective: extinct
Synonyms:
extinct , extinguished, obsolete, non-existent, over , over and done with, done , snuffed out
Antonyms:
enduring , existent, alive , living , existent, thriving , flourishing
Sense: Adjective: without the appearance of life
Synonyms:
inert, still , stagnant, lifeless, flat , dull , motionless, tired , sterile, barren
Antonyms:
lively , alive , animated, bustling , busy , vibrant , energetic , active , full of energy, fertile, lush , verdant, flourishing, thriving
Sense: Adjective: numb
Synonyms:
numb , numbed, asleep , deadened, insensible, frozen , anesthetized, anaesthetised (UK), anaesthetized (UK), unfeeling, paralyzed, paralysed (UK), desensitized, desensitised (UK)
Antonyms:
feeling , sensitive , awake
Sense: Adjective: exhausted
Synonyms:
exhausted , sapped, tired , spent , drained, worn out, wiped out (slang), knackered (UK, vulgar, slang), pooped (informal), beat (informal), done in (informal), dead on your feet (slang), fatigued, weary , zombified (informal), half-asleep, dying
Sense: Adjective: not working
Synonyms:
not working, broken , useless , defective , inoperative, out of order, on the blink (slang), on the fritz (slang), conked out (slang)
Sense: Adjective: unfeeling
Synonyms:
unfeeling, expressionless, spiritless, cold , unsympathetic, indifferent, callous , inhuman, frigid
Sense: Adjective: complete
Synonyms:
total , complete , utter , complete and utter, absolute , sheer , real , entire , straight , downright, right , pure , unconditional, unmitigated, true
Antonyms:
partial , questionable, uncertain , limited , incomplete, possible , part , partially, partly , possibly , incompletely
Sense: Adverb: completely
Synonyms:
completely , utterly , completely and utterly, totally , entirely , unconditionally, absolutely , downright, truly , bang (UK, slang), purely, wholly , altogether
Sense: Noun: dead people - preceded by 'the'
Synonyms:
the departed, the deceased, the fallen, victim , fatality, casualty , body , corpse , stiff (slang), deceased person
Antonyms:
living , survivor

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