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deafening

adjective deaf·en·ing

Simple Definition of deafening

  • : extremely loud

Full Definition of deafening

  1. 1 :  that deafens

  2. 2 :  very loud :  earsplitting <fell with a deafening clap>

  3. 3 :  very noticeable <their silence on the issue was deafening>

deaf·en·ing·ly adverb

Examples of deafening

  1. the deafening roar of the planes

  2. <a boom box blasting deafening music>



1597

First Known Use of deafening

1597



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