deafPronunciation: (def), [key]
—adj., -er, -est,
partially or wholly lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing; unable to hear.
refusing to listen, heed, or be persuaded; unreasonable or unyielding: deaf to all advice.
(used with a pl. v.)
deaf persons collectively (usually prec. by the
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