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tone-deaf

[tohn-def] /ˈtoʊnˌdɛf/
adjective
1.
unable to distinguish differences in pitch in musical sounds when producing or hearing them.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
Related forms
tone deafness, noun
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tone-deaf

adjective
1.
unable to distinguish subtle differences in musical pitch
Derived Forms
tone deafness, noun
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