What is the opposite of dead?

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Adjective
Opposite of no longer alive
“I'm a cowboy riding on a steel horse, and I'm wanted dead or alive.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking emotion, sympathy, or sensitivity
“Samuel often felt emotional when he spoke of his mother.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling tired, fatigued or weary
“After a good rest, I felt energetic, as if none of this had ever happened.”
Adjective
Opposite of no longer in use
“The nuclear power plant is still active after all these years.”
Adjective
Opposite of complete or absolute
“Ramala was two seconds from getting angry but was giving a half effort not to.”
Adjective
Opposite of physically broken or no longer functioning
“The device is working now and that is all that matters.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking energy, liveliness or animation
“Thanks to the many people for helping me through the bureaucratic labyrinths, introducing me to interesting people, and making my stay in this bustling city pleasant and enjoyable.”
Adjective
Opposite of devoid of life or activity
“The jungle was lush, moist, thick, and teeming with life.”
Adjective
Opposite of unsuitable for, or inconducive to, growing crops or vegetation
“The huge deltas at the mouths of rivers provide very fertile farmland.”
Adjective
Opposite of physically numb and incapable of feeling
“The damage to his back was so extensive that he was sensitive to the touch from the neck to his hip.”
Adjective
(of a memory or feeling) Opposite of no longer present or existing
“It had been foolish on her part to think that the already existing feelings for her friend wouldn't change once they got to know each other on a more intimate level.”
Adjective
Opposite of consistently accurate
“Vardy must have put two left boots on which would account for his stumbling and inaccurate attempt at goal.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to, or suggestive of, death or dying
“She is often represented in statues as Artemis the huntress, in animated poses.”
Adjective
Opposite of without hope or prospect of completion, success, or survival
“The altimeter tells him that he's at 300 feet and lucky to be alive.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling tired, fatigued or weary
Adjective
Opposite of feeling or showing extreme tiredness, especially as a result of excessive exertion
Adjective
Opposite of without dare; lacking creativity or innovation
“With nothing left to lose, he has to employ some risky strategies in order to pull out an unexpected win.”
Adjective
Opposite of not aware of or using the latest ideas or techniques
Adjective
Opposite of old-fashioned
Adjective
Opposite of dull and uninteresting
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in originality, variation, spirit or energy
“It is an absorbing documentary about a subject high up on the interest list of anybody in the movie business.”
Adjective
Opposite of finished; denotes a conclusion
“Pritchard was in no mood to deal with the unfinished construction of the new bridge.”
Adjective
Opposite of desensitized or numb to any feeling, sensation or emotion
Adjective
(attributive) Opposite of bearing a complete and unaltered version of
“Jonas has wasted our time by providing ambiguous responses to all of our questions.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling tired, fatigued or weary
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“I have absolutely zero faith that you can win this race against Rick.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking character or definition
Adjective
Opposite of displaying a lack of sympathy, empathy or general emotions
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
Adjective
Opposite of relating to a compound that does not contain carbon
Adverb
Opposite of in a straight line or course
“The archer's main task was to stand behind his own infantry and shoot indirectly at a large enemy troop formation.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a complete manner
“In his last years, he was partially blind but continued his legal work and writing.”
Adverb
Opposite of to a great extent or degree
“I was slightly miffed that she would have left that night without calling anybody.”
Adverb
Opposite of to an absolute extent or degree
“He wasn't remotely close to guessing how many jelly beans were in that jar.”
Adverb
Opposite of in close relation
“I advised the gentleman to stand away from me because I had a cold.”
Adverb
Opposite of exactly as stated or indicated
Adverb
Opposite of extremely
Adverb
Opposite of in a manner which leaves little question
Noun
(the dead) Opposite of the state of being lifeless
“It is useful to reflect momentarily on the human condition, which is largely controlled by our awareness that our existence is temporary.”
Noun
Opposite of a period during which coldness or darkness is most intense
“In the light of the day, he could see the base of the bowl-shaped valley.”
Noun
(assailant) Opposite of a person harmed or killed as a result of an unfortunate event or action
“The assailant was caught when the shopkeeper recognized his face and reported it to the police.”
Noun
(survivor) Opposite of a person harmed or killed as a result of an unfortunate event or action
“We believe that she was the only survivor from that horrendous crash.”
Verb
Opposite of without hope of recovery
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