What does the word deaf mean?

Usage examples for deaf

  1. They are deaf to the low, sad wail of sorrow that comes from some breaking heart. – The Jericho Road by 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 by 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 by Thomas K. Holmes
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