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  • as indisregard
  • as insneeze at

synonyms for turn a deaf ear

  • disobey
  • forget
  • neglect
  • omit
  • overlook
  • cold-shoulder
  • contemn
  • despise
  • discount
  • disdain
  • disparage
  • fail
  • miss
  • overpass
  • pooh-pooh
  • scorn
  • slight
  • snub
  • vilipend
  • blink at
  • brush aside
  • brush away
  • brush off
  • have no use for
  • laugh off
  • leave out of account
  • let go
  • let off easy
  • let pass
  • live with
  • look the other way
  • pass over
  • pay no attention to
  • pay no heed to
  • pay no mind
  • shut eyes to
  • take no notice of
  • tune out
  • turn a blind eye
  • wink at

antonyms for turn a deaf ear

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  • regard
  • remember
  • admire
  • approve
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • like
  • love
  • praise
  • succeed
  • attend
  • esteem
  • note
  • pay attention
  • respect
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    How to use turn a deaf ear in a sentence

    When we were mounted Mac leaned over and muttered an admonitory word for Piegan's ear alone.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    What the ear hears is the fundamental pitch only; the overtones harmonize with the primary or fundamental tone, and enrich it.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    He shall give his mind to turn up furrows, and his care is to give the kine fodder.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    The worst loss is that of Winston's ear; high principles won't obtain high explosives.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    Turn not away thy face from thy neighbour, and of taking away a portion and not restoring.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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