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stone-dead

[ stohn-ded ]
/ ˈstoʊnˈdɛd /
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adjective

undeniably dead; completely lifeless.

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Origin of stone-dead

1250–1300; Middle English (north) standed.See stone, dead
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stone-dead

adjective

completely lifeless
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