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Spanish translation of “deaf”

deaf

adjective /def/
unable to hear
sordo
She has been deaf since birth.
(with to) refusing to understand or to listen
sordo
He was deaf to all arguments.
deafness noun
sordera
Her deafness is definitely getting worse.
deafen verb to make hearing difficult; to have an unpleasant effect on the hearing
ensordecer
I was deafened by the noise of the aircraft overhead.
deafening adjective very loud
ensordecedor
the deafening roar of the engine.
deaf-mute noun a person who is deaf and dumb.
sordomudo
fall on deaf ears (of a warning etc) to be ignored
caer en oídos sordos
I warned him not to criticize her, but my advice clearly fell on deaf ears.
turn a deaf ear to deliberately to ignore
hacerse el sordo
They turned a deaf ear to my suggestion.
(Definition of deaf from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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