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deafer, comparative; deafest, superlative;
  1. Lacking the power of hearing or having impaired hearing
    • - subtitles for the deaf
  2. Unwilling or unable to hear or pay attention to something
    • - she is deaf to all advice

  1. deafen: make or render deaf; "a deafening noise"
  2. lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part
  3. people who have severe hearing impairments; "many of the deaf use sign language"
  4. deaf(p): (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed; "deaf to her warnings"
  5. (deafness) partial or complete loss of hearing
  6. Hearing impairment or hard of hearing or deafness refers to conditions in which individuals are fully or partially unable to detect or perceive at least some frequencies of sound which can typically be heard by members of their species. ...
  7. Deaf, the debut album from J. G. Thirlwell's You've Got Foetus on Your Breath was released in 1981 on Thirlwell's own Self Immolation Records label. Thirsty Ear reissued the album as a CD in 1997 in the US. ...
  8. Deaf people considered as a group; Not having the faculty of hearing, or only partially able to hear
  9. Of or relating to the culture surrounding deaf users of sign languages
  10. (Deafness) This is a malady which affects dogs when their person wants them in and they want to stay out. Symptoms include staring blankly at the person, then running in the opposite direction, or lying down.
  11. (Deafness) a hearing impairment that is so severe that the child is impaired in processing linguistic information through hearing, with or without amplification that adversely affects a child's educational performance. ...
  12. (Deafness) Hearing impairment or "deafness" is actually fairly common in the United States. Hearing impairment from the typical "age-related hearing impairment," to noise-induced hearing loss, and even congenital hearing impairment affect a significant number of Americans every year.
  13. (DEAFNESS (HEARING LOSS)) May be conductive (structural problems within the ear affecting hearing) or sensorineural (problems with the tiny sensory hair cells in the cochlea, or the auditory nerve, or in the processing of sound in the brain). Deafness may be inherited (see Genetics Fact Sheet 60).
  14. (Deafness) Many things can cause deafness in dogs, such as ear infection or injury, certain drugs, old age or heredity. One or both ears may be affected.
  15. (Deafness) The complete inability to hear, often present at birth.
  16. (Deafness) Total loss of functional hearing.  Usually defined as a loss of more than 75 decibels.
  17. (Deafness) is a condition wherein the ability to detect certain frequencies of sound is completely or partially impaired. When applied to humans, the term hearing impaired is rejected by the deaf culture movement, where the terms deaf and hard-of-hearing are preferred.
  18. refers to a profound degree of hearing loss that prevents understanding speech through the ear. Hearing impaired or hearing loss are generic terms used by some individuals to indicate any degree of hearing loss-from mild to profound. These terms include people who are hard of hearing and deaf. ...
  19. A hearing impairment so severe that an individual cannot process sounds even with amplification such as hearing aids.
  20. When written with a lower case 'd', the word 'deaf' refers to the inability to hear. When written with an upper case 'D', the word 'Deaf' refers to Culturally Deaf people or culture. Additional information
  21. is defined as a hearing disorder that limits an individual's aural/oral communication performance to the extent that the primary sensory input for communication may be other than the auditory channel.
  22. Webster's New World Dictionary CollegeEdition defines deaf as totally or partially unable to hear. It generallyrefers to people who usually have little or no useful residual hearing and whoemploy sign language as their primary mode of communication. ...
  23. means a person whose sense of hearing is nonfunctional, without technology, for the purpose of communication and whose primary means of communication is visual. Unless otherwise specified, the use of the term “deaf” or “Deaf” also implies persons who are hard of hearing or deaf-blind.
  24. With a leading upper-case 'D', Deaf denotes the community (which may include some Hearing as well). With a leading lower-case 'd', deaf denotes the medical pathology of profound hearing loss.
  25. A condition in which sounds, including speech, have no meaning for ordinary life purposes. Visual communication such as sign language, writing, text reading and speech reading is necessary.