#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.
(i) LIGHT IN GENERAL