a dialogue of the deaf(redirected from dialogues of the deaf)
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a dialogue of the deaf
A situation in which people share their views without actually listening or acknowledging each other. As long as those two are still in a dialogue of the deaf, we'll never reach an agreement.
dialogue of the deafa discussion in which each party is unresponsive to what the others say.
The French equivalent dialogue des sourds is also sometimes used in English.