verb (used with object)
OTHER WORDS FROM deafendeaf·en·ing·ly, adverbhalf-deaf·ened, adjectivenon·deaf·ened, adjective
Words nearby deafen
Example sentences from the Web for deafeningly
Despite public outcry ahead of the verdict, reaction was deafeningly silent.Reaction Muted as Silvio Berlusconi Found Guilty of Tax Fraud|Barbie Latza Nadeau|August 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sunny and I met in the winter of 1959, at the deafeningly expensive Palace Hotel in Saint Moritz, Switzerland.
As they touched the tempestuously tossing slime, it shrieked stridently, deafeningly—cosmically!Futuria Fantasia, Winter 1940|Ray Bradbury
Sometimes the whole party, including the sentinel, set up a simultaneous yell so deafeningly loud that it can be heard a mile.