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adjective as in without hearing

Strong match

  • deafened

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If it’s clear that they’re only there to hear themselves or a privileged few speak, it’s probably also true that they are deaf to the concerns of the people they represent.

From Fortune

Apple worked with Washington-based Gallaudet University, which specializes in educating deaf and hard-of-hearing students, to chose which clear mask to use.

From Fortune

It shows the full face so people who are deaf or hard of hearing can better understand what the wearer is saying.

From Fortune

The company hopes to test the technology in patients paralyzed by spinal cord injuries and someday, Musk said, restore the hearing and sight of people who are deaf or blind.

From Fortune

If you ask agency execs and employees how marketers are managing that task, they’ll tell you that it’s a balancing act as marketers don’t want to appear “tone deaf” but they also don’t want to overdo it with messaging like the initial response ads.

From Digiday

And in his view, they may be good at policy but have “a deaf ear when it comes to politics.”

Bowman claims that she told both her agent and an attorney about the incident, but her allegations fell on deaf ears.

A new reality series spotlights the extent people will go to impress a crush—from pretending to be deaf to committing theft.

Girma is a 26-year-old Harvard Law School graduate—and she is blind and deaf.

Deaf and hard of hearing who wanted to view it could not get access to the talk—it was ridiculous.

And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and out of darkness and obscurity the eyes of the blind shall see.

Frau S. admitted that was true, but at the same time suggested it would be well for him to remember we were not all deaf.

Others revolt at the injustice of the monopoly, and the words fall on ears that would be deaf if they could.

She was determined to know God's will concerning her; and to such God never turns a deaf ear.

So Miss Grains made no alteration in her costume, and she turned a deaf ear to Mr. Puffin's ecclesiastical authority.


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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deaf, such as: null, earless, hard-of-hearing, stone-deaf, and unable to hear.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.