Synonyms and Antonyms of DEAD

no longer living <I inherited this heirloom from my dead great-grandfather>
Phrases bitten the dust
lacking in gaiety, movement, or animation <the store is often dead after 4:00 p.m.>
Synonyms comatose, sleepy, slow
lacking in sensation or feeling <my foot was dead after I absentmindedly sat on it for an hour>
Near Antonyms awake
not being in a state of use, activity, or employment <local coal mines that have been dead for years>
facing certain defeat, disaster, or death <if we don't finish this project on time, we're dead>
Synonyms dead, done, doomed, finished, kaput (also kaputt), ruined, sunk
Related Words endangered, imperiled (or imperilled)
lacking in taste or flavor <from the first sip I could tell that the wine hadn't aged well and was pretty much dead>
Antonyms flavorful, flavorsome, sapid, savory (also savoury), tasteful, tasty
producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation <the dead wastes of the far country to the west>
Near Antonyms arable, tillable; green, sylvan, verdant
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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