III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

III. ORGANIC MATTER

2. Sensation; special sensation; sound; perception of sound

[Sense of sound] Hearing.

[Antonyms: deafness.]

[Nouns] hearing; audition, auscultation; eavesdropping; audibility.

acute ear, nice ear, delicate ear, quick ear, sharp ear, correct ear, musical ear; ear for music.

ear, auricle, lug, acoustic organs, auditory apparatus; eardrum, tympanum; ear trumpet, speaking trumpet; telephone, phonograph, gramophone, megaphone, phonorganon, microphone.

hearer, auditor, listener, eavesdropper.

auditory, audience.

[Verbs] hear, overhear; hark, harken; list, listen; give an ear, lend an ear, bend an ear; catch a sound, prick up one's ears; give ear, give a hearing, give audience to.

hang upon the lips of, be all ears, listen with both ears.

become audible; meet the ear, fall upon the ear, catch the ear, reach the ear; be heard; ring in the ear (resound).

[Adjectives] hearing; auditory, auricular, acoustic; phonic.

[Adverbs] arrectis auribus.

[Interjections] hark, hark ye! hear! list, listen! O yes! Oyez!

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