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Meaning of DEAFENING

Pronunciation:  'defuning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
 

DEAFENING is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: earsplitting, loud, roaring, thunderous, thundery
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Deaf"en*ing\, n.
The act or process of rendering impervious to sound, as a
floor or wall; also, the material with which the spaces are
filled in this process; pugging.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: booming, ear-piercing, ear-rending, ear-splitting, earthshaking, forte, fortissimo, full, intense, loud, loudish, loud-sounding, pealing, penetrating, piercing, plangent, pungent, reeking, resounding, ringing, sonorous, stentoraphonic, stentorian, stentorious, thundering, thunderous, tonitruant, tonitruous, window-rattling
 

 

 

 

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