deafness


deafness
noun
partial or complete loss of hearing
Syn: ↑hearing loss
Derivationally related forms: ↑deaf
Hypernyms: ↑hearing impairment, ↑hearing disorder
Hyponyms: ↑tone deafness, ↑tin ear, ↑deaf-mutism, ↑deaf-muteness

Useful english dictionary. 2012.