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  • (Of a person) unable to perceive differences of musical pitch accurately: Henry wasn’t really very musical but Ivy was tone-deaf
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    • If you think you're tone-deaf, she teaches you to hear the differences between each instrument.
    • Yet reading this novel, even a tone-deaf person could feel the delight and excitement that music enthusiasts experience when they hear an uplifting melody.
    • It's actually quite good to get tone-deaf people who think they can sing to play.




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