hearing impairment

n.

A reduction or defect in the ability to perceive sound.

Nearby words

  1. hot-swappable,
  2. hot-tempered,
  3. hot-water bag,
  4. hot-water bottle,
  5. hot-wire,
  6. hot-work,
  7. hotan,
  8. hotbed,
  9. hotbox,
  10. hotch


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