Definition of deafness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    deafness

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    BrE BrE//ˈdefnəs//
     
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  1. 1the condition of being unable to hear anything or unable to hear very well Measles can cause deafness and blindness.
  2. 2deafness (to something) the fact of not being willing to listen or pay attention to something his deafness to criticism