sense of hearing

  • 1 sense of hearing — noun the ability to hear; the auditory faculty his hearing was impaired • Syn: ↑hearing, ↑audition, ↑auditory sense, ↑auditory modality • Derivationally related forms: ↑hear ( …

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  • 2 sense of hearing — perception of hearing, faculty that receives impressions through the ears …

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  • 3 hearing-impaired — adj. having a hearing impairment making hearing difficult; having a defective but functioning sense of hearing. Syn: hard of hearing. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …

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  • 4 hearing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Sense of hearing Nouns 1. hearing, sense of hearing; audition, auscultation; eavesdropping, audibility; acute ear, etc.; ear for music, perfect or absolute pitch; otology, audiology; audiometer;… …

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  • 5 sense — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sight, hearing, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, developed, good, keen ▪ Raccoons have a highly developed sense of touch. ▪ poor ▪ …

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  • 6 Hearing (person) — The term hearing or hearing person , from the perspective of mainstream English language culture, refers to someone whose sense of hearing is at the medical norm. From this point of view, someone who is not fully hearing has a hearing impairment… …

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  • 7 sense — sense1 W1S1 [sens] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: sens, from Latin sensus, from sentire to feel ] 1.) a feeling about something sense of ▪ Afterwards I felt a great sense of relief. ▪ She has a strong sense of loyalty …

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  • 8 sense modality — noun a particular sense • Syn: ↑modality, ↑sensory system • Hypernyms: ↑sense, ↑sensation, ↑sentience, ↑sentiency, ↑sensory faculty …

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  • 9 Hearing test — A hearing test is an evaluation of the sensitivity of a person s sense of hearing, most often performed by an audiologist using an audiometer. Audiologists are the only health professionals with extensive training on the anatomy and physiology of …

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  • 10 hearing — noun 1) the wolf s acute hearing Syn: ability to hear, auditory perception, sense of hearing, aural faculty 2) she moved out of hearing Syn: earshot, hearing distance, hearing range, auditory range 3) I had a fair hearing …

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  • 11 hearing disorder — noun impairment of the sense of hearing • Syn: ↑hearing impairment • Hypernyms: ↑disability, ↑disablement, ↑handicap, ↑impairment • Hyponyms: ↑deafnes …

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  • 12 hearing impairment — noun impairment of the sense of hearing • Syn: ↑hearing disorder • Hypernyms: ↑disability, ↑disablement, ↑handicap, ↑impairment • Hyponyms: ↑deafness …

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  • 13 hearing — n. 1. Sense of hearing. 2. Audience, opportunity to be heard. 3. Trial, judicial examination. 4. Hearing distance …

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  • 14 hearing loss — hear·ing loss (hērґing losґ) deafness; partial or complete loss of the sense of hearing …

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  • 15 Hearing Voices Movement — is a philosophical trend in how people who hear voices are viewed. It was begun by Marius Romme, a professor of Social psychiatry at the University of Limburg in Maastricht, the Netherlands and Sandra Escher, a science journalist, who began this… …

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  • 16 Hearing (sense) — Hearing (or audition) is one of the traditional five senses. It is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations via an organ such as the ear. The inability to hear is called deafness.In humans and other vertebrates, hearing is performed… …

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  • 17 Sense — Sense, n. [L. sensus, from sentire, sensum, to perceive, to feel, from the same root as E. send; cf. OHG. sin sense, mind, sinnan to go, to journey, G. sinnen to meditate, to think: cf. F. sens. For the change of meaning cf. {See}, v. t. See… …

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  • 18 Sense capsule — Sense Sense, n. [L. sensus, from sentire, sensum, to perceive, to feel, from the same root as E. send; cf. OHG. sin sense, mind, sinnan to go, to journey, G. sinnen to meditate, to think: cf. F. sens. For the change of meaning cf. {See}, v. t.… …

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  • 19 Sense organ — Sense Sense, n. [L. sensus, from sentire, sensum, to perceive, to feel, from the same root as E. send; cf. OHG. sin sense, mind, sinnan to go, to journey, G. sinnen to meditate, to think: cf. F. sens. For the change of meaning cf. {See}, v. t.… …

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  • 20 Sense organule — Sense Sense, n. [L. sensus, from sentire, sensum, to perceive, to feel, from the same root as E. send; cf. OHG. sin sense, mind, sinnan to go, to journey, G. sinnen to meditate, to think: cf. F. sens. For the change of meaning cf. {See}, v. t.… …

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