Definition of Deafness in English :

Define Deafness in English

Deafness meaning in English

Meaning of Deafness in English

Pronunciation of Deafness in English

Deafness pronunciation in English

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Deafness

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Noun

1. deafness, hearing loss

partial or complete loss of hearing

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Deafness

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adjective
1. 
a. 
partially or totally unable to hear
b. 
(as collective noun; preceded by the)
the deaf
See also tone-deaf
2. 
refusing to heed
deaf to the cries of the hungry

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Deafness

see synonyms of deafness
adjective
1. 
totally or partially unable to hear
2. 
unwilling to hear or listen; giving no heed
deaf to her pleas

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Deafness

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adj. deaf·er, deaf·est
1. Partially or completely lacking in the sense of hearing.
2. often Deaf Of or relating to the Deaf or their culture.
3. Unwilling or refusing to listen; heedless: was deaf to our objections.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
1. Deaf people considered as a group. Used with the.
2. often Deaf The community of deaf people who use American Sign Language as a primary means of communication. Used with the.

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