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1. deafening

adjective. ['ˈdɛfənɪŋ, ˈdɛfnɪŋ'] loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss.

Synonyms

  • thunderous
  • earsplitting
  • thundery

Antonyms

  • softness
  • inaudible
  • quiet
  • tasteful

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Rhymes with Deafening

  • abandoning
  • abstaining
  • abstaining
  • adjoining
  • adjourning
  • adorning
  • affining
  • airconditioning
  • aligning
  • amounting
  • apportioning
  • ascertaining
  • assigning
  • attaining
  • auctioning
  • auditioning
  • awakening
  • awning
  • banning
  • beginning

How do you pronounce deafening?

Pronounce deafening as ˈdɛfənɪŋ.

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Sentences with deafening


1. Adjective
The sound can become deafening, especially around portable generators that have gas powered engines.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Such a noise can be deafening to the ears and make washing your clothes unpleasant.

Quotes about deafening


1. Sometimes the sound of silence is the most deafening sound of all.
- K.L. Toth

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