dialogue of the deaf

dialogue of the deaf
dialogue of the deaf,
a discussion or negotiation in which each side completely ignores the needs or arguments of the other: »

Better communication is no panacea for every industrial dispute…But English reserve does seem to lead, all too often, to a muted dialogue of the deaf (London Times).

[translation of French dialogue des sourds]

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a discussion in which each party is unresponsive to what the others say

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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