Meaning of “deafening” in the English Dictionary

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"deafening" in British English

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deafeningadjective

uk /ˈdef.ən.ɪŋ/ us /ˈdef.ən.ɪŋ/

extremely loud:

The music was deafening.

(Definition of “deafening” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"deafening" in American English

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deafeningadjective

us /ˈdef·ə·nɪŋ/

(of a sound) extremely loud:

a deafening explosion
deafening applause

(Definition of “deafening” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)