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deafened


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deafen  \Deaf"en\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Deafened};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Deafening}.]  [From  {Deaf}.] 
  1.  To  make  deaf;  to  deprive  of  the  power  of  hearing;  to 
  render  incapable  of  perceiving  sounds  distinctly. 
 
  Deafened  and  stunned  with  their  promiscuous  cries. 
  --Addison. 
 
  2.  (Arch.)  To  render  impervious  to  sound,  as  a  partition  or 
  floor,  by  filling  the  space  within  with  mortar,  by  lining 
  with  paper,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deafened 
  adj  :  caused  to  hear  poorly  or  not  at  all 




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