the act of hearing attentively
"you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
Action of the verb listening
You can learn a lot from grandparents by listening.
Skill or ability for nonnatives of English language of perceiving spoken English.
You can improve your listening well by watching English-language films.
Of something that listens, or is used in order to listen.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'listening' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3352
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'listening' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1189
The numerical value of listening in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of listening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem.
There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves.
I knew that someday, someway, something would break, it was quite a moment to say finally, finally, somebody is listening, and now everyone is listening, and knows the truth.
There was not a time of silence in this sense, i can only say the pope was listening with great respect, and listening also to the prayer of the monk showing the relics and this was all.
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