Related formshalf-deaf·en·ing, adjectivenon·deaf·en·ing, adjectivenon·deaf·en·ing·ly, adverbqua·si-deaf·en·ing, adjective
Definition for deafening (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Related formsdeaf·en·ing·ly, adverbhalf-deaf·ened, adjectivenon·deaf·ened, adjective
Examples from the Web for deafening
They know they will face either a swift backlash or deafening silence.
Internet chatter rose to a deafening roar as speculation began about what—plastic surgery?Butts, Brawls, and Bill Cosby: The Biggest Celebrity Scandals of 2014 |Kevin Fallon|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Any upcoming release of a new Apple product guarantees a deafening cacophony of idle speculation from tech sites.Amateur Stuntmen, the iPhone 6, and More Viral Videos|Jack Holmes|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He joked about the deafening noise levels in the old C-130 transport planes and sex at his age, then approaching 60.
Then a deafening cheer, as 50,000 people realized at once we had just experienced a major earthquake.
It gave vent to three deafening brays and so burst the dam of silence that had long pent it in.Kipps|H. G. Wells
Not until the deafening uproar ceases with sudden jerk, am I aware of what is going on almost at my invisible elbow.Kitty's Conquest|Charles King
The President's inauguration at Washington called forth a deafening demonstration.On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck|R. Pitcher Woodward
Perhaps he saw the bomb thrown and heard the deafening report.The Vultures|Henry Seton Merriman
And all the time the deadly, deafening tumult of the battle went on.The Drummer Boy|John Trowbridge