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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Causing one to be unable to hear.

Usage examples (21)
  • It was difficult to hear over the deafening roar of the jet engines.
  • Verb (used with object) : The accident deafened him for life. ,The pounding of the machines deafened us
  • ` ` Save Our Sonics, '' they replied in deafening unison.
  • Acoustic systems have been implicated in deafening sea life. for more
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