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See definition of deaf on Dictionary.com
  • adj.without hearing
  • adj.unwilling

synonyms for deaf

  • deafened
  • earless
  • hard of hearing
  • stone deaf
  • unable to hear
  • strong-willed
  • oblivious
  • indifferent
  • headstrong
  • obstinate
  • bullheaded
  • intractable
  • mulish
  • pertinacious
  • perverse
  • pigheaded
  • stubborn
  • unaware
  • unconcerned
  • unmoved
  • self-willed
  • to listen blind
  • unhearing
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antonyms for deaf

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  • attentive
  • aware
  • conscious
  • hearing
  • listening
  • willing
  • conscious
  • attentive
  • hearing
  • concerned
  • willing
  • listening
  • aware
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How to use deaf in a sentence

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.
BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FROM FORTUNE’S 40 UNDER 40 IN GOVERNMENT AND POLICYRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Apple worked with Washington-based Gallaudet University, which specializes in educating deaf and hard-of-hearing students, to chose which clear mask to use.
APPLE HAS DEVELOPED SPECIAL FACE MASKS FOR EMPLOYEESVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
It shows the full face so people who are deaf or hard of hearing can better understand what the wearer is saying.
APPLE HAS DEVELOPED SPECIAL FACE MASKS FOR EMPLOYEESVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
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.
NEUROLOGISTS AREN’T SO SURE ABOUT ELON MUSK’S NEURALINK BRAIN IMPLANT STARTUPDZANEMORRISAUGUST 31, 2020FORTUNE
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.
‘IMPLICITLY RATHER THAN EXPLICITLY’: ADVERTISERS NO LONGER WANT TO DISCUSS THE CORONAVIRUSKRISTINA MONLLOSJULY 20, 2020DIGIDAY
Maybe it was the fact I was born to a deaf mother, maybe it was the ADHD.
I TRIED TO CUT OUT THE DISTANCE IN DISTANCE LEARNING – HERE’S WHAT HAPPENEDTHOMAS COURTNEYJULY 13, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Others revolt at the injustice of the monopoly, and the words fall on ears that would be deaf if they could.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
She was determined to know God's will concerning her; and to such God never turns a deaf ear.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
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WORDS RELATED TO DEAF

  • blind
  • closed-minded
  • deaf
  • intolerant
  • narrow-minded
  • obstinate
  • pigheaded
  • resistant
  • rigid
  • shortsighted
  • stubborn
  • unpersuadable
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