A dead pigeon



  • No longer living.
  • Devoid of life.
  • Figuratively, not alive; lacking life.
  • So hated that they are absolutely ignored.
  • Doomed; marked for death (literally or as a hyperbole).
  • Without emotion.
  • Stationary; static.
  • Without interest to one of the senses; dull; flat.
  • Unproductive.
  • Completely inactive; currently without power; without a signal.
  • Unable to emit power, being discharged (flat) or faulty.
  • Broken or inoperable.
  • No longer used or required.
  • Not imparting motion or power by design.
  • Not in play.
  • Lying so near the hole that the player is certain to hole it in the next stroke.
  • Tagged out.
  • Full and complete.
  • Exact.
  • Experiencing pins and needles (paresthesia).
  • Constructed so as not to transmit sound; soundless.
  • Bringing death; deadly.
  • Cut off from the rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the rights of property.
  • Indifferent to, no longer subject to or ruled by (sin, guilt, pleasure, etc).




  • To prevent by disabling; stop.
  • To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigour.
  • To kill.


Opposite words


  • From Middle English ded, deed, from Old English dēad, from Proto-West Germanic *daud, from Proto-Germanic *daudaz.
  • Compare West Frisian dead, dea, Dutch dood, German tot, Danish, Norwegian død, Norwegian Nynorsk daud.

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