Definition of deafened

Common misspellings:
  • defened (71.4%)
  • deffend (7.1%)
  • defind (0.0%)
  • defiened (0.0%)
  • deffened (7.1%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
Examples of usage:
  1. She heard too mingled together in her deafened ears words of menace and words of fond affection she seemed raised out of her existence as though it were upon the wings of a mighty tempest and in the dim horizon of the path along which her delirium hurried her she saw the stone which covered her tomb upraised and the grim appalling texture of eternal night revealed to her distracted gaze - Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  2. Where once he lingered in old days to glance at the river or to dream of days yet older and long gone scarce conscious of the beggar at his elbow and hardly seeing the half dozen workmen who laboured at their trades almost in the middle of the public way where all was once aged and silent and melancholy and full of the elder memories there at that very corner he is hustled and jostled by an eager crowd thrust to the wall by huge grinding creaking carts threatened with the modern death by the wheel of the modern omnibus deafened by the yells of the modern newsvendors robbed very likely by the light fingers of the modern inhabitant - Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford