deaf without speech

World English Dictionary
deaf without speech
 
adj
a.  (usually of a prelingually deaf person) able to utter sounds but not speak
 b.  (as collective noun; preceded by the): the deaf without speech
 
usage  Using this word to refer to people without speech is considered outdated and offensive, and should be avoided. The phrase profoundly deaf is a suitable alternative in many contexts

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