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deaf

partially or totally unable to hear
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HUDDERSFIELD'S Town Crier Vic Watson (right) turned up in full regalia at last night's council meeting to plead for cash - but his words fell on deaf ears.
But that request fell on deaf ears and the ref had to stop the action after five minutes before order was eventually restored.
Aberdeen's request to call the match off fell on deaf ears but we let them use the second 45 as a training session to save their legs for Europe.