Usage examples for deadness

  1. I do not ask you to defend the deadness of that thing lying there. – The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton
  2. Her deadness of accent was not designed to carry her opinion of the post of secretary. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. It looks as if you could drive a golf ball straight from the hill on to the green; you may speculate as to the beauty of the arc curved in the sunlight, and the deadness with which the ball would lie after an absolutely perpendicular drop- to the extreme danger of those disinterested in the experiment. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker