deaf-mute

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deaf-mute

1. a person who is unable to hear or speak
2. unable to hear or speak
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11) Mary Toles Peet became deaf at the age of 13 and attended the New York Institution for the Deaf and Dumb.
41) Gesture or physical expression not only indicates a "fictional feeling," but, in the case of The Blind Boy and Deaf and Dumb, it directs the spectator on how to recognize or deploy his/her own fellow-feeling by presenting a physical embodiment of the emotion.
The individuals involved then certainly weren't deaf and dumb,' he added.
As he spoke no French, he was listed as being deaf and dumb.
A CHILDCARE worker nailed in a worldwide child porn sting escaped jail yesterday because he is deaf and dumb.
She was one of the helpers at the School for the Deaf and Dumb in Romilly Crescent.
Addressing the participants of protest demonstration, BNP(M) women wing leaders alleged that their popular mandate has been hijacked by establishment and secret forces in order to bring a deaf and dumb assembly in position so that anti-Baloch decisions could be imposed.
The bench was referring to the case of 21 prisoners, 16 of whom are mentally unsound and five deaf and dumb who are still in jail, PTI reported.
25 ( ANI ): Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said that releatives of whistleblowers who had died while performing their duties, were crying out for justice, and declared the UPA-II regime as an entity that has been both deaf and dumb to their plea.
Brought up in a world of silence by parents who were profoundly deaf and dumb, he was once considered for the part of Doctor Who.
It read: "A simplified version of the British Sign Language designed for the deaf and dumb is being taught to some hearing infants.