Examples of deafen in a Sentence
We were deafened by the explosion.
Recent Examples of deafen from the Web
Team officials’ recent silence about Vogel has been deafening.
By the time the clips roll to President Trump, the theater fills with deafening boos.
And within seconds, there was deafening speculation about what went wrong.
For one minute in Orlando City Stadium, where noise is amplified to so that cheers can be deafening, there was absolutely no sound.
The cheers during one of the speedskating medal races were practically deafening.
On Snapchat, a student cowering with classmates under their desks records as the gunman, unseen, lets off more than a dozen deafening shots from the hallway or the next classroom over.
Then, the sound that erupts after the catch is deafening: Wow.
This final race of the National Hot Rod Association’s regular season is where drivers make last-ditch efforts to qualify for the championship playoffs and to wow deafened, fume-dizzied crowds with displays of speed greater than 300 mph.
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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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