Definition of dialogue of the deaf in English:

dialogue of the deaf

A discussion in which each party is unresponsive to what the others say.
More example sentences
  • It is, however, many years since the G7 fulfilled this role and its meetings are now dialogues of the deaf.
  • By the late 1930s, they began to act accordingly, thus contributing to a fascinating dialog of the deaf between purveyors and users of new technologies and techniques.
  • We are left with learned dialogues of the deaf, consisting solely of competing scholarly monologues in the present.
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