unlistening

unlistening

(ʌnˈlɪsnɪŋ)
adj
literary not listening
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The sequences most narratively moving moment comes in "Gone," when Gross lays out a breathtakingly painful antithesis to this "Calculus of sound": a picture of the dingle destroyed, "A great / unlistening.
He rightly wrote that simply to ignore the referendum result of June 2016 would be to inflame the very rage at an unlistening establishment that drove the leave vote in the first place.
Thus, like Eliot in "The Dry Salvages," so Heisey hears, even in these unlistening times, "the sea bell's / Perpetual angelus.
It harks back to those nasty old notions that women are temptresses who are to blame for male lust, absolving the brutal, uncaring and unlistening of any responsibility for whatever they might do.
NHS staff have had their morale crushed by Lansley's unlistening and steamroller mindset.
This is not to be mean or unlistening toward others.
There is a tradition in the UK of arrogant government and unlistening hierarchies.
on both sides, luminous green-inked: his Merlin Tophat, gaily he calls it), and waves the brim in circles overhead, while chanting vague oaths and latinisms to the unlistening stars, never budging from his perch.