deaf to something


deaf to something
deaf to something phrase
not willing to listen to something

Deaf to protest, the government has continued with its plan.

Thesaurus: not paying attentionsynonym
Main entry: deaf

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • deaf*/*/ — [def] adj not able to hear anything, or not able to hear very well. Some people think that this word is offensive and prefer to use the expression hearing impaired I m a little deaf in one ear.[/ex] • deaf to sth not willing to listen to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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