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Adjective: deaf (deafer,deafest)  def
  1. Lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part
  2. (usually followed by 'to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed
    "deaf to her warnings";
    - indifferent
Noun: deaf  def
  1. People who have severe hearing impairments
    "many of the deaf use sign language"

Derived forms: deafs, deafest, deafer

See also: deaf as a post, deaf-and-dumb, deafened, deaf-mute, hard-of-hearing, hearing-impaired, heedless, profoundly deaf, stone-deaf, tone-deaf, unhearing, unheeding

Type of: people

Antonym: hearing

Encyclopedia: Deaf, Education of the