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Origin of deaf-mute
usage note for deaf-mute
OTHER WORDS FROM deaf-mutedeaf-muteness, deaf-mutism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for deaf-mute
And in his view, they may be good at policy but have “a deaf ear when it comes to politics.”
Bowman claims that she told both her agent and an attorney about the incident, but her allegations fell on deaf ears.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A new reality series spotlights the extent people will go to impress a crush—from pretending to be deaf to committing theft.‘My Crazy Love’ Reveals the Craziest Lies People Tell for Love|Kevin Fallon|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Girma is a 26-year-old Harvard Law School graduate—and she is blind and deaf.
Deaf and hard of hearing who wanted to view it could not get access to the talk—it was ridiculous.
There was a pause, during which Blanche went through a little mute exhibition of amazement and pleasure.
Her face wore a look of distress, almost of alarm; she kept her place, but her eyes gave Bernard a mute welcome.
And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and out of darkness and obscurity the eyes of the blind shall see.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Frau S. admitted that was true, but at the same time suggested it would be well for him to remember we were not all deaf.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Others revolt at the injustice of the monopoly, and the words fall on ears that would be deaf if they could.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley