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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

People who have severe hearing impairments; Physically unable to hear anything or unable to hear well

Usage examples (7)
  • None so deaf as those that will not hear.
  • Most of them were so 'deaf' they were unaware of her subconscious attempts to control them.
  • My attempts to give this man some understanding of the importance of his voice as a voter, were heard with 'deaf' ears.
  • Nothing personal, but the term deaf-mute is way, way out of style. for more
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