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Deaf

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(1):

(a.) Unwilling to hear or listen; determinedly inattentive; regardless; not to be persuaded as to facts, argument, or exhortation; - with to; as, deaf to reason.

(2):

(a.) Deprived of the power of hearing; deafened.

(3):

(a.) Obscurely heard; stifled; deadened.

(4):

(a.) Decayed; tasteless; dead; as, a deaf nut; deaf corn.

(5):

(a.) Wanting the sense of hearing, either wholly or in part; unable to perceive sounds; hard of hearing; as, a deaf man.

(6):

(v. t.) To deafen.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Deaf'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/d/deaf.html. 1828.

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