Definition of unhearing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈhɪərɪŋ/


Not hearing or listening; deaf: the war story is spoken into unhearing ears
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  • My voice gains strength as I lean in and whisper threatening words in his unhearing ear.
  • Call me a pedantic, stubborn, value for money freak, but don't call me unhearing.
  • The youth swore he would take care of his friend, but the Tall Soldier continued to plead with him unhearing.

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