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Meaning of deaf

deaf

Pronunciation: (def), [key]
— adj., n. -er, -est,
—adj.
  1. partially or wholly lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing; unable to hear.
  2. refusing to listen, heed, or be persuaded; unreasonable or unyielding: deaf to all advice.
—n.
  1. deaf persons collectively (usually prec. by the).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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