What is another word for hearing loss?

Pronunciation: [hˈi͡əɹɪŋ lˈɒs] (IPA)

"Hearing loss" is a term used to describe the partial or complete loss of one's ability to hear. There are several synonyms for this condition like deafness, hearing impairment, hearing damage, hearing deficiency, auditory loss, and hearing disability. "Deafness" refers to a total or profound hearing loss, while "hearing impairment" and "hearing deficiency" refer to a partial hearing loss. "Hearing damage" is a term used to describe hearing loss caused by exposure to loud noise or trauma while "hearing disability" refers to the inability to hear sounds at certain frequencies. These synonyms are often used interchangeably, depending on the severity and cause of the hearing loss.

Synonyms for Hearing loss:

What are the hypernyms for Hearing loss?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    deafness, auditory impairment, hearing disablement.

Famous quotes with Hearing loss

  • Of course, I also attribute some of my hearing loss to being in the infantry in World War II. It's probably a combination of heredity and noise exposure.
    George Kennedy
  • I have to constantly remind myself that I am communicating with a person with hearing loss.
    Marion Ross
  • Rule number one is, make sure that you face the person with hearing loss when you are speaking to them.
    Marion Ross
  • The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it. Most people are so impatient; they just assume that the person with hearing loss is being rude, or slow-witted.
    Marion Ross

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