Synonyms

1. deaf-mutism

noun. congenital deafness that results in inability to speak.

Synonyms

  • muteness
  • deafness
  • deaf-muteness
  • hearing loss

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2. deaf-muteness

noun. congenital deafness that results in inability to speak.

Synonyms

  • deaf-mutism
  • muteness
  • deafness
  • hearing loss

3. stone-deaf

adjective. totally deaf; unable to hear anything.

Synonyms

  • unhearing
  • deaf
  • deaf as a post

Antonyms

  • heedful
  • sensitize
  • sensitise
  • ear

4. deaf-mute

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

Synonyms

  • deaf-and-dumb

Antonyms

  • natural
  • sharpen

5. tone-deaf

adjective. unable to appreciate music.

Antonyms

  • heedful

6. mutism

noun. the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak.

Synonyms

  • deaf-mutism
  • muteness
  • deaf-muteness
  • status

Antonyms

  • fullness
  • wetness
  • unsoundness
  • guilt

Etymology

  • mutisme (French)

7. 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))

8. deaf

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

Synonyms

  • people

Antonyms

  • superior
  • careful

Etymology

  • deaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. 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))

10. deaf

verb. ['ˈdɛf'] make or render deaf.

Synonyms

  • desensitize
  • deafen

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • rich people
  • poor people

Etymology

  • deaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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