Meaning of deaf-blind in English:

deaf-blind

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adjective

  • Having a severe impairment of both hearing and vision.

    ‘The movie is an unofficial remake of the 1962 US film The Miracle Worker, about the deaf-blind child Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, who penetrated the wall of dark silence to introduce Helen to the world of words.’
    • ‘The English film had its share of emotionalism in the teacher's personal guilt and grief, the volcanic tantrums of the deaf-blind child, the patriarchal father, the overwrought mother, and a sumptuous life style.’
    • ‘By taking on this challenge they have helped to transform the lives of thousands of deaf-blind people around the UK.’
    • ‘More than 120 transport providers throughout Essex are signed up to the scheme and even the airline Easyjet accepts the vouchers which were given to eleven wheelchair-bound or deaf-blind residents of the district.’
    • ‘Major Ingram, 40, from Easterton, near Devizes, hopes to raise thousands of pounds for the charity Sense, which supports deaf-blind people of all ages.’
    • ‘Mr Ingram is about to take part in the New York Marathon in aid of the deaf-blind children's charity Sense.’