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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deafadjective

    hearing-impaired, hard of hearing

  2. Deafadjective

    Of or relating to the culture surrounding deaf users of sign languages.

    hearing-impaired, hard of hearing

English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. deaf

    cold, dead, ignorant, insensible, unaware, unconscious

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deaf

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

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

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. deafadjective

    people who have severe hearing impairments

    "many of the deaf use sign language"

    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

    indifferent(p), deaf(p)

    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"

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

  4. deafen, deafverb

    make or render deaf

    "a deafening noise"


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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deafadjective

    hard of bearing, dull of hearing

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "deaf":

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

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  1. Chelsea Elliott:

    When I learned about Helen Keller for the first time in the fourth grade, I surmised that I am half blind and half deaf like half Helen, what better role model than to name a nonprofit after the most extraordinary woman who overcame obstacles being blind and deaf?

  2. Adrianne Shropshire:

    Democrats need to develop a message that incorporates the critical economicsecurity issues along with a message that acknowledges the impact of the rise in racism in the country on younger voters and have actual solutions on how they plan todeal with that, but any message that fails to incorporate those two things willland on deaf ears.

  3. Erin Vertucci and Shane McGowan:

    The motor is making everyone deaf.

  4. Berlin Zoo on Tuesday:

    Deaf, blind and disoriented, Tosca was found stumbling around in her cage on Monday, she lost her sense of smell. It was a pathetic sight. Veterinarians, animal protection officials and zoo officials came to a joint decision to put the elderly Tosca out of her misery.

  5. Tammy Duckworth:

    Comparing abhorrent wait times to a trip to Even Disney is unbelievably tone-deaf and hurtful to American heroes desperately in need of care.

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