tone-deaf

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tone-deaf (comparative more tone-deaf, superlative most tone-deaf)

  1. Unable to clearly distinguish the difference in pitch between different notes.
  2. (colloquial) Having little appreciation of music, whether or not as a result of tone deafness.
  3. (colloquial) Out of touch with the interests of ordinary people.
    a politician's tone-deaf remarks about the price of bread

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