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deafening

adjective deaf·en·ing

: extremely loud

Full Definition of DEAFENING

1
:  that deafens
2
:  very loud :  earsplitting <fell with a deafening clap>
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>

First Known Use of DEAFENING

1597

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