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deaf

partially or totally unable to hear
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The silence in response to our concerns has been deafening," says Rick Rosendall of the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington.
At first this vehicle appears to be just another car driving south, but it soon turns out to be packed with fireworks: Explosions begin, and the car is the scene of a dazzling, deafening pyrotechnic display.
The 70s rockers calmly strolled on stage amid a deafening welcoming roar and got straight down to business with King Will Come.
When the curtain fell and Grigorovich appeared on stage, he was greeted with a deafening ovation and chants of "Grigorovich
If an elected official attempted to secretly finagle a bill through the Legislature that benefited private industry to the tune of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, the public outrage would be deafening.
If deafening choirs in the sky cannot catch their attention, there is small hope.
One organization called HEAR (Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers) is dedicated to raising awareness about hearing loss caused by deafening music.
From dusk until midnight, nearly every day of the year, a deafening din floods Puerto Rico's rain forests.
Four young lads from Liverpool named John, Paul, George, and Ringo sprinted across the field at Shea Stadium, plugged in their instruments, and -- after being introduced by Ed Sullivan -- played to the deafening roar of 56,000 hysterical fans.
I perceive a deafening silence from liberal organizations like Human Rights Watch when it comes to our soldiers having their eyes gouged out, skulls crushed and bodies mutilated.
The Paris-born star plays exotic queen Sibylla opposite heartthrob Orlando Bloom who arrived to deafening screams from thousands of girls in London's Leicester Square.
The camel hidden by the quilt presumably symbolizes Arab culture, in its attempt to flee the destructive action of the blender of contemporary Western culture, a machine that emits a deafening noise, spraying fragments of paper into the surrounding space.