sense of hearing

sense of hearing
the ability to hear; the auditory faculty

his hearing was impaired

Derivationally related forms: ↑hear (for: ↑hearing)
Members of this Topic: ↑auditory system
Hypernyms: ↑modality, ↑sense modality, ↑sensory system, ↑exteroception
Hyponyms: ↑ear, ↑absolute pitch, ↑perfect pitch

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