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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 deafening
 (a.)震耳欲聾的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deaf·en v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deafened p. pr. & vb. n. Deafening.]
 1. To make deaf; to deprive of the power of hearing; to render incapable of perceiving sounds distinctly.
    Deafened and stunned with their promiscuous cries.   --Addison.
 2. Arch. To render impervious to sound, as a partition or floor, by filling the space within with mortar, by lining with paper, etc.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 deaf·en·ing, n. The act or process of rendering impervious to sound, as a floor or wall; also, the material with which the spaces are filled in this process; pugging; sound insulation.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 deafening
      adj : loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss [syn: earsplitting,
             roaring, thunderous, thundery]