hearing impairment(redirected from Impairment of hearing)
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|Noun||1.||hearing impairment - impairment of the sense of hearing|
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
conduction deafness, conductive hearing loss, middle-ear deafness - hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
auditory hyperesthesia, hyperacusia, hyperacusis - abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels