Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 419 (Deafness)

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#419. Deafness. -- N. deafness, hardness of hearing, surdity|; inaudibility, inaudibleness[obs].

V. be deaf &c. adj.; have no ear; shut one's ears, stop one's ears, close one's ears; turn a deaf ear to.

render deaf, stun, deafen.

Adj. deaf, earless[obs], surd; hard of hearing, dull of hearing; deaf-mute, stunned, deafened; stone deaf; deaf as a post, deaf as an adder, deaf as a beetle, deaf as a trunkmaker[obs].

inaudible, out of hearing.

Phr. hear no evil.