Examples of deafen in a Sentence
We were deafened by the explosion.
Recent Examples of deafen from the Web
With all of England's games held at Wembley, support for the home side was deafening and made the difference in all three tight knockout matches.
Indeed, if Grassley suggested that private universities receiving federal funds should be barred from requiring Bible classes, the resulting outcry would deafen us all.
My beloved dog was dying and every single breath was deafening.
The sounds were deafening — the thunderous detonations of exploding munitions, the loud staccato bursts of machine gun fire, the shriek of whistles as German chlorine and phosgene gas were unleashed, and the screams of the wounded.
On two trips in April and May to his cabin near Park Falls, the silence has been deafening.
Excited shrieks from fans were near-deafening as all seven BTS members took to the stage to accept, with a sincere speech thanking fans around the globe for their undying support -- both in English and Korean.
During the flight, right as the airplane had hit its cruising altitude of 32,000 feet, a blisteringly loud noise deafened the pilots.
Enjoying the scenery was the only possible activity for passengers because the deafening noise from the three engines made conversations next to impossible.
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DEAFEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of deafen for English Language Learners
: to make (someone) unable to hear
DEAFEN Defined for Kids
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