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deaf

 
 
pronunciation:
def
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not able to hear, or not able to hear well.
The deaf student taught us some sign language.
definition 2: not willing to listen to the ideas or advice of others.
We tried to tell him, but he was deaf to our warnings.
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derivations: deafly (adv.), deafness (n.)
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