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Definitions of deafness:

part of speech: noun

State of being deaf.

part of speech: noun

1. Impairment or total loss of the sense of sound.

Usage examples for deafness:

  • The chief symptom of impacted wax is deafness which is often of sudden onset. "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  • I was threatened with deafness when I began, but the agitation of my tympanums by the explosions of my gun has corrected the difficulty. "The Siege of the Seven Suitors", Meredith Nicholson

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