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hard-of-hearing

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synonyms for hard-of-hearing

  • deaf
  • hearing-impaired
  • stone-deaf
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How to use hard-of-hearing in a sentence

It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He thought they were now in touch with our troops at "X" but that they had been through some hard fighting to get there.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
However this be, it is hard to say that these fibs have that clear intention to deceive which constitutes a complete lie.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The young lady, hearing his step, turned round and stood on the stair, confronting him fiercely.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
And it would be hard indeed, if so remote a prince's notions of virtue and vice were to be offered as a standard for all mankind.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He is simply hearing every tone, knowing exactly what effect he wishes to produce and how to do it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
"I congratulate you on your engagement," he said at last, looking up with a face that seemed to Bernard hard and unnatural.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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