how to pronounce deafness


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The above transcription of deafness is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

deafness is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of deafness in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… now we can cure deafness we don't need …”

meanings of deafness


  1. Lack of knowledge or refusal to admit a particular problem, issue, etc.
  2. The condition of being deaf; the lack or loss of the ability to hear.

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