sense of hearing


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Related to sense of hearing: sense of taste, sense of touch, Sense of sight
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sense of hearing - the ability to hearsense of hearing - the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
auditory system - the sensory system for hearing
sense modality, sensory system, modality - a particular sense
exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
ear - good hearing; "he had a keen ear"; "a good ear for pitch"
absolute pitch, perfect pitch - the ability to identify the pitch of a tone
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She remembered that his sense of hearing was nearly all he had-- though it did not occur to her that he might have more of it than other children.
There must be no halting; every one must be at his or her post; and woe betides them who hear not this morning summons to the field; for if they are not awakened by the sense of hearing, they are by the sense of feeling: no age nor sex finds any favor.
Arthur Gride in reply repeated the word 'bell' as loud as he could roar; and, his meaning being rendered further intelligible to Mrs Sliderskew's dull sense of hearing by pantomime expressive of ringing at a street-door, Peg hobbled out, after sharply demanding why he hadn't said there was a ring before, instead of talking about all manner of things that had nothing to do with it, and keeping her half-pint of beer waiting on the steps.
Never harvesting a whitetail before and knowing their incredible sense of hearing, I was questioning if what I was attempting was even possible, especially in knee high water, but nevertheless I gave it a shot.
The patient needs to stop hearing loud music and slowly his sense of hearing gets restored.
Jo Milne is losing her vision after gaining her sense of hearing
Due to their heightened sense of hearing, loud bangs and flashes from fireworks can cause our pets to panic.
It exposes the senses, and for me it is the sense of hearing that is most tingled by the noise the convertible Vanquish erupts with.
The cochlear implant was, and remains, the first replacement of a human sense: the sense of hearing.
Even our sense of hearing can help us judge the whisky; a full bottle should open with a happy little pluck of the cap.
For example, the proposal takes into account that commercial drone operators can, and should, use their sense of hearing to avoid other air traffic, and should carry liability insurance.
Pickett also teaches in silence at times "to promote a larger sense of hearing," based on the concept of synesthesia.