Synonyms and Antonyms of deflated
to become smaller in size or volume due to loss of contents
- We kept her birthday decorations up until the balloons started deflating.
collapsed, contracted, flattened, shrank (or shrunk)
compressed, condensed, constricted
shriveled (or shrivelled), wilted, withered
dried up, mummified, wizened
dripped, leaked, oozed, seeped, trickled
abated, decreased, diminished, dwindled, lessened
receded, retreated, withdrew
to make smaller in size or volume by removing the contents
- Please deflate the air mattress and fold it up before you leave.
cleared, evacuated, exhausted, vacated, vacuated, voided
bled, drafted, drew (off), pumped, siphoned (also syphoned), tapped
cleaned, flushed, purged
bored, drilled, holed, perforated, pierced, punched, punctured, riddled
poked, pricked, prickled
burrowed (into), excavated, gouged, grooved, hollowed
broke, cut, gashed, notched, rent (also rended), ruptured, slashed, slit, split
compressed, condensed, constricted, contracted, shrank (or shrunk)
capsuled, capsulized, compacted, constringed, narrowed (down), squeezed, telescoped
to make or become lower in amount or value
- The excess supply deflated prices.
- The company's stock has deflated.
crashed, cratered, declined, descended, dipped, dived (or dove), dropped, fell, lowered, nose-dived, plummeted, plunged, sank (or sunk), skidded, tumbled
attenuated, broke, cheapened, depreciated, depressed, devaluated, devalued, downgraded, marked down, reduced, wrote down, wrote off
abated, decreased, de-escalated, died (down), diminished, drooped, dwindled, ebbed, lessened, let up, moderated, subsided, tapered off, waned
underestimated, underpriced, underrated, undervalued
accumulated, ballooned, built, burgeoned (also bourgeoned), enlarged, escalated, expanded, grew, increased, intensified, mushroomed, picked up, snowballed, swelled, waxed
arose, ascended, lifted, mounted, rose, soared, spiked, upped
appreciated, enhanced, marked up, upgraded
to cause to lose force or effectiveness
- Her cutting remark deflated his ego.
- The lawsuit deflated their hopes for a quick resolution.
threw cold water on
debilitated, enfeebled, undermined, weakened
damped, dampened, deadened
chilled, daunted, demoralized, discouraged, disheartened, dismayed, dispirited, frustrated, unmanned, unnerved
browbeat, bullied, cowed, intimidated
depressed, saddened, weighed
bothered, irked, vexed (also vext), worried
frightened, horrified, scared
enforced, fortified, reinforced (also reenforced), strengthened
emboldened, encouraged, heartened, nerved, steeled
animated, enlivened, invigorated
buoyed (up), cheered, gladdened
assured, boosted, energized, excited, galvanized, inspired, lifted, provoked, quickened, rallied, reassured, stimulated