profoundly deaf


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profoundly deaf

adj
(Pathology) unable to hear any sound below 95 decibels in one's better ear
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Adj.1.profoundly deaf - totally deafprofoundly deaf - totally deaf; unable to hear anything
deaf - lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part
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He might have been some profoundly deaf old gentleman, who had come in to take a rest, or he might have been patiently waiting for a friend, without the least consciousness of anybody's presence, or fixed in a trance, or under the influence of opium.
The single implant does help profoundly deaf children but means there are still difficulties for speech, language and education.
Mrs Whittaker said: "They are both profoundly deaf and have been very determined to prove that if you're deaf you're not daft.
Staff at PricewaterhouseCoopers' Newcastle office have raised the sum which will pay for the working life of Erin, a spaniel-cross assistance dog who will help her profoundly deaf owner, Roy Mitchell, lead a more independent life.
The Perth championships will be against other top profoundly deaf golfers from around the world.
Headteacher Tim Byrne said: "Mr Al Fayed has a member of his family who is profoundly deaf and some years ago a connection was made with the school and he invited us to go to Harrods and perform.
For every 10,000 people, 10 will be born profoundly deaf, 20 will have become profoundly deaf, 100 will be partially deaf and 600 will be hard of hearing.
Steve said: "It's mainly from profoundly deaf people who feel that I shouldn't be making light of deafness.
More than 350 profoundly deaf people are members of the centre.
Profoundly deaf Eirian Murphy, 18, saw the blaze in the back garden of the house in Bideford Road, Llanrumney, Cardiff.
The 31-year-old profoundly deaf woman had her hand on her earpiece to turn down the hearing aid when a traffic patrol ordered her to pull over.
Of these, 670,000 are severely or profoundly deaf, while almost eight million have a mild to moderate hearing loss.