- v.抑制 （感情），缓和 （疼痛）( deaden的现在分词 ); 减弱 （声音）;
- 动词: deaden;
All too often they become enmeshed in deadening routines.
She was bored with the deadening routine of her life.
That is a method deadening to their point of appeal.
In other ways the Bible limited Puritan writing, blurring and deadening the pages.
1. the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
1. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness;
"a boring evening with uninteresting people"
"the deadening effect of some routine tasks"
"a dull play"
"his competent but dull performance"
"a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"
"what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
"tedious days on the train"
"the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
"other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"