deafening


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Synonyms for deafening

ear-splitting

Synonyms for deafening

marked by extremely high volume and intensity of sound

Synonyms for deafening

loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss

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Despite some deafening complaints coming in from the local level, state education officials in Arizona are pushing forward with a $12 million computerized system designed to keep track of each of its 900,000 students.
Many a homeowner resting safe and secure has been awakened by the deafening sound of his or her home's security system.
The screams were deafening well before the cartoon punks Busted came on stage, and incredibly just got louder.
Staff and visitors who have suffered arctic drafts, scorching radiators, sudden leaks that flood entire offices, deafening cooling systems and balky elevators are looking forward to all the modern conveniences of a new building.
Louis suspects that a general stress response to the deafening noise, rather than any quality unique to sound-induced injury, fully accounts for the activity of the free radicals.
screamed at such a deafening pitch that windows all over the city must surely have shattered.
Campaigners from Stretton-on-Dunsmore travelled round the city playing a tape to show the deafening sound of a jumbo jet taking off and landing.
New revelations from the files in coming months will no doubt be met with the same Big Lie mantra -- or deafening silence.
Well, 40 percent of last year's previews blared at deafening noise levels (see chart, above)
One hopes that in future design requirements, a vibrating function will be added, not only for the pleasure principle, but also for noise abatement amidst the already deafening racket of the Cellulites.
Chanting, placard-waving demonstrators jammed the aisles while the galleries suddenly came alive with thousands of placards and hundreds of demonstrators going round and round in a deafening din.
Despite protests from our readers, the University of California will go ahead and blast the tiny squirrel monkeys with deafening noise for FOUR HOURS.
The uproar from fans, pleading with us to put Opie & Anthony back on the air, was deafening to say the least," said Dan Fawcett, executive vice president, Programming Acquisition, DIRECTV, Inc.
You can meet 10,000 people in a night, however, if you then go back to your hotel room and you're on your own, the silence can be deafening," Contactmusic quoted him as telling OK