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deaf·en·ing

 (dĕf′ə-nĭng)
adj.
Extremely loud.
Idiom:
deafening silence
A silence or lack of response that reveals something significant, such as disapproval or a lack of enthusiasm.

deaf′en·ing·ly adv.

deafening

(ˈdɛfənɪŋ)
adj
excessively loud: deafening music.
ˈdeafeningly adv

dead•en•ing

(ˈdɛd n ɪŋ)

n.
material employed to deaden or prevent the transmission of sound; soundproofing.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deafening - loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
loud - characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"

deafening

adjective ear-splitting, intense, piercing, ringing, booming, overpowering, resounding, dinning, thunderous, ear-piercing the deafening roar of fighter jets taking off

deafening

adjective
Marked by extremely high volume and intensity of sound:
Translations
مُصِمٌّ للآذانيَصُمُّ الآذان
ohlušující
øredøvende
korvia huumaava
zaglušujući
fülsüketítõ
ærandi
耳を聾するような
귀청이 터질 것 같은
ohlušujúci
oglušujoč
öronbedövande
เสียงดังมาก
làm điếc tai

deafening

[ˈdefnɪŋ] ADJensordecedor

deafening

[ˈdɛfənɪŋ] adjassourdissant(e)deaf-mute [ˌdɛfˈmjuːt] n (old-fashioned)sourd(e)-muet(te) m/f

deafening

adj noiseohrenbetäubend; rowlautstark; a deafening silenceein eisiges Schweigen

deafening

[ˈdɛfnɪŋ] adjassordante, fragoroso/a

deaf

(def) adjective
1. unable to hear. She has been deaf since birth.
2. (with to) refusing to understand or to listen. He was deaf to all arguments.
ˈdeafness noun
ˈdeafen verb
to make hearing difficult; to have an unpleasant effect on the hearing. I was deafened by the noise in there!
ˈdeafening adjective
very loud. the deafening roar of the engine.
ˌdeaf-ˈmute noun
a person who is deaf and dumb.
fall on deaf ears
(of a warning etc) to be ignored.
turn a deaf ear to
deliberately to ignore. They turned a deaf ear to my advice.

deafening

يَصُمُّ الآذان ohlušující øredøvende ohrenbetäubend εκκωφαντικός ensordecedor korvia huumaava assourdissant zaglušujući assordante 耳を聾するような 귀청이 터질 것 같은 oorverdovend øredøvende ogłuszający ensurdecedor оглушительный öronbedövande เสียงดังมาก sağır edici làm điếc tai 震耳欲聋的
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