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deafening

adjective
     
deaf‧en‧ing
1 very loud:
a deafening roar
2

deafening silence

a complete silence, when it is uncomfortable or you are expecting someone to say something
WORD FOCUS: loud WORD FOCUS: loud
similar words: noisy, booming, raucous, rowdy

extremely loud: deafening, earsplitting, thunderous


See also
loud

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