HyperDic: deafness

English > 1 sense of the word deafness:
NOUNstatedeafness, hearing losspartial or complete loss of hearing
deafness > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > deafness: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningpartial or complete loss of hearing.
Synonymhearing loss
Narrowerdeaf-mutism, deaf-mutenesscongenital deafness that results in inability to speak
tone deafness, tin earAn inability to distinguish differences in pitch
Broaderhearing impairment, hearing disorderimpairment of the sense of hearing
Spanishpérdida auditiva, sordera
Adjectivesdeaflacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part

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