BE DEAF &c. adj.; have no ear; shut -, stop -, close- ones ears; turn a deaf ear to.
RENDER DEAF, stun, deafen; split the -ears, - eardrum.
DEAF, earless, surd; hard -, dull- of hearing; deaf-mute; stunned, deafened; stone deaf; deaf as -a post, - an adder, -a beetle, - a trunkmaker; in- attentive [See Inattention].
INAUDIBLE, out of -earshot, - hearing.