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1. deaf-mute

adjective. lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak.

Synonyms

  • deaf-and-dumb

Antonyms

  • natural
  • sharpen

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Rhymes with Deaf Mute

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • undilute
  • grassroot
  • dispute
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • refute
  • recruit
  • permute
  • minute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • commute
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • salute
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • pollute
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • dilute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut

2. deaf-mute

noun. a deaf person who is unable to speak.

Synonyms

  • dummy
  • silent person
  • deaf person
  • mute

Antonyms

  • heedful
  • sensitize
  • sensitise
  • ear

3. deaf

adjective. ['ˈdɛf'] lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part.

Synonyms

  • deaf-mute
  • hard-of-hearing
  • profoundly deaf
  • unhearing
  • hearing-impaired
  • deafened
  • deaf-and-dumb
  • deaf as a post
  • tone-deaf

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • partial
  • reactive
  • interested

Etymology

  • deaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. mute

adjective. ['ˈmjuːt'] expressed without speech.

Synonyms

  • tongueless
  • unarticulate
  • unspoken
  • wordless

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • dry
  • stimulate
  • dehumidify

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. deaf

noun. ['ˈdɛf'] people who have severe hearing impairments.

Synonyms

  • people

Antonyms

  • superior
  • careful

Etymology

  • deaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. mute

noun. ['ˈmjuːt'] a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument.

Synonyms

  • sordino
  • sourdine

Antonyms

  • colourful
  • animated
  • spirited

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. deaf

adjective. ['ˈdɛf'] (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed.

Synonyms

  • indifferent
  • heedless

Antonyms

  • important
  • extraordinary
  • concerned

Etymology

  • deaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. mute

noun. ['ˈmjuːt'] a deaf person who is unable to speak.

Synonyms

  • deaf-and-dumb person
  • dummy
  • silent person
  • deaf person

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • bright
  • polished
  • interesting

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. mute

verb. ['ˈmjuːt'] deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping.

Synonyms

  • tone down
  • muffle
  • damp
  • dampen
  • dull

Antonyms

  • smart
  • sharp
  • sensitize
  • sensitise

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

10. mute

adjective. ['ˈmjuːt'] unable to speak because of hereditary deafness.

Synonyms

  • silent
  • unarticulate
  • dumb

Antonyms

  • enliven
  • harden
  • stay
  • stand

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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