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deaf



Pronunciation: (def), [key]
adj., -er, -est,
n.


adj.
1. partially or wholly lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing; unable to hear.
2. refusing to listen, heed, or be persuaded; unreasonable or unyielding: deaf to all advice.

n.
(used with a pl. v.) deaf persons collectively (usually prec. by the).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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