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Synonyms for deaf
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Wiktionary

  1. deafadjective

    Synonyms:
    hearing-impaired, hard of hearing

  2. deafadjective

    Not having the faculty of hearing, or only partially able to hear.

    Synonyms:
    hearing-impaired, hard of hearing

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deaf

    Synonyms:
    cold, dead, ignorant, insensible, unaware, unconscious

    Antonyms:
    advised, apprised, assured, aware, certain, certified, cognizant, conscious, informed, sensible, sure

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deaf

    Synonyms:
    surd, hard of hearing, disinclined, averse, inexorable, insensible, rumbling, inaudible, heedless, dead

    Antonyms:
    acute, listening, disposed, interested, attentive, willing, susceptible, sensible, alive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deafadjective

    people who have severe hearing impairments

    "many of the deaf use sign language"

    Antonyms:
    quick-eared, heedful, thoughtful, attentive, sharp-eared, hearing(a), paying attention

  2. deafadjective

    lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part

    Synonyms:
    indifferent(p), deaf(p)

    Antonyms:
    sharp-eared, heedful, thoughtful, paying attention, quick-eared, attentive, hearing(a)

  3. deaf(p), indifferent(p)verb

    (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed

    "deaf to her warnings"

    Antonyms:
    heedful, thoughtful, attentive, sharp-eared, quick-eared, hearing(a), paying attention

  4. deafen, deafverb

    make or render deaf

    "a deafening noise"

    Synonyms:
    deafen

    Antonyms:
    thoughtful, sharp-eared, paying attention, hearing(a), heedful, attentive, quick-eared

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deafadjective

    Synonyms:
    hard of bearing, dull of hearing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deaf":

    sourds, muffled, taub, deafness, deafened, thump, hearing-impaired

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How to use deaf in a sentence?

  1. Tawny Holmes:

    Not all deaf children can learn to hear or speak, children as old as 13 to 14 show up at schools for the deaf, and they are language deprived. They have a limited understanding. The social and emotional impact is so deep. They have had no access to language since birth, despite being constantly conditioned in spoken English.

  2. Helen Keller:

    I have always thought it would be a blessing if each person could be blind and deaf for a few days during his early adult life. Darkness would make him appreciate sight silence would teach him the joys of sound.

  3. Harmeet Dhillon:

    Her tone deaf, crass remark about how ‘we don’t just get married in my community, we have a celebration,’ that’s literally every community in the world, literally every civilization celebrates marriage with a gathering. It’s human nature.

  4. James Webb:

    Where principle is involved, be deaf to expediency.

  5. Charles de LEUSSE:

    To silence the love, it takes a deaf. (Pour taire l'amour, - Il faut un sourd)

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