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be deaf to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe deaf to somethingbe deaf to somethingliteraryLISTEN# to be unwilling to hear or listen to something She was deaf to his pleas. deaf
Examples from the Corpus
be deaf to somethingThere may be a prophet hidden inside each of us, but we tend to be deaf to such warnings.And with a faintly questioning intonation that fitzAlan would have to be deaf to miss.The Daemonette is deaf to reason, and longs only to kill.But what if she were deaf to reason?Was it that alienated man was deaf to the language of the hills and valleys, the forests and the shore?But they are deaf to the rest.
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