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English adjective: deaf

1. deaf lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part


Similardeaf as a post, deaf-and-dumb, deaf-mute, deafened, hard-of-hearing, hearing-impaired, profoundly deaf, stone-deaf, tone-deaf, unhearing


Antonymshearing

2. deaf (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed


SamplesDeaf to her warnings.


Synonymsindifferent


Similarheedless, unheeding


Antonymsheedful, paying attention, attentive, thoughtful


English noun: deaf

1. deaf (group) people who have severe hearing impairments


SamplesMany of the deaf use sign language.


Broader (hypernym)people


Member holonymdeaf person


English verb: deaf

1. deaf (perception) make or render deaf


SamplesA deafening noise.


Synonymsdeafen


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)desensitise, desensitize









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