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unhearing

Line breaks: un|hear¦ing
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈhɪərɪŋ
 
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Definition of unhearing in English:

adjective

Not hearing or listening; deaf: the war story is spoken into unhearing ears
More example sentences
  • The cries of India are given to seas and winds, to be blown about, in every breaking up of the monsoon, over a remote and unhearing ocean.
  • He has said that he modeled the impersonal and unstoppable Daleks after the Nazis, seeing them as embodying "the unhearing, unthinking, blanked-out face of authority that will destroy you because it wants to destroy you."
  • My voice gains strength as I lean in and whisper threatening words in his unhearing ear.

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