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Listening (IPA: /ˈɫɪsənɪŋ/, /ˈɫɪsnɪŋ/)


Listening (p. pr. & vb. n.)

of Listen

Listening

One is hearing what others are saying, and trying to understand what it means

Listening

1983 single by Pseudo Echo

Listening

American rock band

Listening

2003 film by Kenneth Branagh

Listening

Painting by John Wells

Listening Synonyms

Hearing

Spanish Translation

Listening in Spanish is Escuchando

Tagalog Translation

Listening in Tagalog is Nakikinig

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Ending a radio broadcast) This is John Connor. If you are listening to this message, you are the Resistance." - Terminator Salvation

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And this cuff was but to knock at your ear, and beseech listening." - Listening

Example Sentence (Quote)

" But yet she listen'd"”'tis enough"” Who listens once will listen twice; Her heart, be sure, is not of ice, And one refusal no rebuff." - Listening

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Considering how much the ears are cultivated with all the useless varieties of lute, sackbut, and psaltery, it is wonderful their first great quality should be so neglected ; it shows how much common sense is overlooked in our present style of education. Now, considering that it is the first step to general popularity (that general popularity, to be turned, like a patriot's, to particular account) considering that it is the great general principle of conciliation towards East Indian uncles and independent aunts, it shows how much real utility is forgotten, when the science of listening is not made a prominent branch of instruction. So many act on the mistaken principle, that mere hearing is listening the eyes, believe me, listen even better than the ears there ought to be a professor of listening. We recommend this to the attention of the London University, or the new King's College ; both professing to improve the system of education. Under the head of listening, is to be included the arts of opportune questionings and judicious negatives those negatives which, like certain votes, become, after a time, affirmatives." - Listening

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He ceased: but left so charming on their ear His voice, that listening still they seemed to hear." - Voice


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