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.
She told the Standard: "I am profoundly deaf and grew up in Dumfries and Galloway where I still live and work.
It brings together a group of profoundly deaf people, sharing the moment when they may hear since having a cochlear implant fitted.
This ground-breaking documentary brings together a group of profoundly deaf people and shares the moment they hear for the very first time.
It brings together a group of profoundly deaf people who have all undergone surgery to have a cochlear implant fitted.
Kenneth Walker, who is profoundly deaf, became the sixth man to be jailed after being caught out by the paedophile hunters Dark Justice.
Andrew McCafferty, lives with his wife in Greenock, who are both profoundly deaf and recently used the video relay service to call NHS 24 receiving treatment that saved his life.
An implant, combined with a sound processor, provides a sense of sound and an understanding of speech to a profoundly deaf person or those severely hard of hearing.
Meister--who is profoundly deaf, according to his attorney--says he attempted to sign to the officers.
And in another case a mum said her profoundly deaf daughter had been charged PS95 after replying by text type.
And if anyone understands what it is to be extremely musical and profoundly deaf at the same time, then that person is Paul.
At 18-months old, Mr Needham contracted the Hib strain of meningitis, doctors caught it in time but he was left deaf in his right ear and profoundly deaf in his left, in which he wears a hearing aid.