hearing-impaired definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a lower or faulty sense of hearing, however deaf; hard-of-hearing.
    • totally incapable of hearing; deaf.
    • Having some extent of deafness; hard-of-hearing.
    • having a hearing disability making hearing tough; having a defective but operating sense of hearing.
    • having a hearing reduction
  • noun:
    • individuals who are lacking in hearing or tend to be deaf. Combined with the: The hearing-impaired are offered with special services in school.

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