Definitions

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  • adj. Not listening.
  • n. Failure to listen.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ listening

Examples

  • In the middle of the dinner at the Village Pub, Zuckerberg went into nonlistening mode.

    The Facebook Effect

  • (To raise something so base as business any time earlier would be uncouth.) "Unfortunately," Mr. Murphy confesses, describing his early minuet days, "by the time the great moment arrived I was word-slurring, lazy-eyed, nonlistening drunk."

    Outlet Stores? The Gall!

  • So as a public service to the nonlistening audience, let me give you a summary of the important action so far:

    NYT > Home Page

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