Antonyms of adj alive

7 senses of alive

Sense 1
alive (predicate) (vs. dead), live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")

dead (vs. alive) -- (no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin")
        => asleep (predicate), at peace (predicate), at rest (predicate), deceased, departed, gone -- (dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend")
        => assassinated -- (murdered by surprise attack for political reasons; "the 20th century has seen too many assassinated leaders")
        => bloodless, exsanguine, exsanguinous -- (destitute of blood or apparently so; "the bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"- John Dryden)
        => brain dead -- (having irreversible loss of brain function as indicated by a persistent flat electroencephalogram; "was declared brain dead")
        => breathless, inanimate, pulseless -- (appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse; "an inanimate body"; "pulseless and dead")
        => cold -- (lacking the warmth of life; "cold in his grave")
        => d.o.a. -- (abbreviation for `dead on arrival' at the emergency room)
        => deathlike, deathly -- (having the physical appearance of death; "a deathly pallor")
        => defunct -- (having ceased to exist or live; "the will of a defunct aunt"; "a defunct Indian tribe")
        => doomed -- (marked for certain death; "the black spot told the old sailor he was doomed")
        => executed -- (put to death as punishment; "claimed the body of the executed traitor")
        => fallen -- (killed in battle; "to honor fallen soldiers")
        => late (prenominal) -- (having died recently; "her late husband")
        => lifeless, exanimate -- (deprived of life; no longer living; "a lifeless body")
        => murdered -- (killed unlawfully; "the murdered woman"; "lay a wreath on murdered Lincoln's bier")
        => nonviable -- (not capable of living or developing successfully)
        => slain -- (killed; `slain' is formal or literary as in "slain warriors"; "a picture of St. George and the slain dragon")
        => stillborn -- ((of newborn infant) showing no signs of life at birth; not liveborn; "a stillborn baby")
        => stone-dead -- (as lifeless as a stone)

Sense 2
alive (predicate) -- ((often followed by `with') full of life and spirit; "she was wonderfully alive for her age"; "a face alive with mischief")

INDIRECT (VIA lively) -> dull -- (lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods")

Sense 3
animated (vs. unanimated), alive -- (having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news")


Sense 4
alive (predicate) -- ((followed by `to' or `of') aware of; "is alive to the moods of others")

INDIRECT (VIA sensitive) -> insensitive -- (deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive; "insensitive to the needs of the patients")

Sense 5
active, alive (predicate) -- (in operation; "keep hope alive"; "the tradition was still alive"; "an active tradition")

INDIRECT (VIA existent) -> nonexistent -- (not having existence or being or actuality; "chimeras are nonexistent")

Sense 6
alert, alive (predicate), awake (predicate) -- (mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"; "alert to the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of his predicament")

INDIRECT (VIA aware) -> unaware, incognizant -- ((often followed by `of') not aware; "seemed unaware of the scrutiny"; "unaware of the danger they were in"; "unaware of the newborn hope"; "the most unaware person I've known")

Sense 7
alive, live -- (capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive")

INDIRECT (VIA active) -> extinct -- ((of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive; "an extinct volcano")

Similarity of adj alive

7 senses of alive

Sense 1
alive (predicate) (vs. dead), live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")
       => liveborn -- ((of newborn infant) showing signs of life after birth; not stillborn; "a liveborn baby")
       => viable -- (capable of life or normal growth and development; "viable seeds"; "a viable fetus")
       => vital -- (manifesting or characteristic of life; "a vital, living organism"; "vital signs")
          Also See-> animate#2

Sense 2
alive (predicate) -- ((often followed by `with') full of life and spirit; "she was wonderfully alive for her age"; "a face alive with mischief")
       => lively (vs. dull) -- (full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party")

Sense 3
animated (vs. unanimated), alive -- (having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news")
       => enlivened, spirited -- (made lively or spirited; "a meal enlivened by the music"; "a spirited debate")
       => full of life, lively, vital -- (full of spirit; "a dynamic full of life woman"; "a vital and charismatic leader"; "this whole lively world")
       => reanimated, revived -- (given fresh life or vigor or spirit; "stirred by revived hopes")

Sense 4
alive (predicate) -- ((followed by `to' or `of') aware of; "is alive to the moods of others")
       => sensitive (vs. insensitive) -- (being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others; "sensitive to the local community and its needs")

Sense 5
active, alive (predicate) -- (in operation; "keep hope alive"; "the tradition was still alive"; "an active tradition")
       => existent (vs. nonexistent), existing -- (having existence or being or actuality; "an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient"; "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran")

Sense 6
alert, alive (predicate), awake (predicate) -- (mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"; "alert to the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of his predicament")
       => aware (predicate) (vs. unaware), cognizant, cognisant -- ((sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit")

Sense 7
alive, live -- (capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive")
       => active (vs. extinct) -- ((of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting)

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