Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Incapable or herd of hearing; unwilling to hear or comply.

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Usage examples "deaf":

  1. They are deaf to the low, sad wail of sorrow that comes from some breaking heart. - "The Jericho Road", W. Bion Adkins.
  2. I'll go and do a bit of shoutin' to Spruce,- deaf as he is, he's more reasonable- like than his old 'ooman! - "God's Good Man", Marie Corelli.
  3. The roar of Runaway River in the canyon blew back into Joe’ s ears and made him deaf to most other sounds. - "The Heart of Canyon Pass", Thomas K. Holmes.