Example sentences for: deafening

How can you use “deafening” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He would later tell a New York Law Journal reporter of the "deafening, thunderous, whistling noise that was like a missile - a sound I never hope to hear again."

  • Great blasts of brass; a fugue built on a long, solid cable of a theme; climaxes that follow each other with the deafening regularity of an artillery barrage; horns that blare from the balconies: Nearly every moment seems calculated to matter.

  • His visit sends her into a cocaine-snorting frenzy, which is interrupted by a policeman (John C. Reilly) checking out her deafening stereo: "You've been doing some drugs today?"

  • In last summer's blockbuster Twister , the amazing virtual noise of the amazing virtual tornadoes was so deafening that there were long stretches in which, although the characters were apparently shouting at one another at the top of their lungs, no dialogue was audible.

  • Oxymoron means a phrase that contrasts opposites for a literary effect, e.g., a deafening silence.


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