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synonyms for mutism

  • aphonia
  • aphonia clericorum
  • aphonia paralytica
  • aphonia paranoica
  • bashfulness
  • buck fever
  • butterflies
  • flop sweat
  • freeze
  • hysterical aphonia
  • loss of speech
  • mike fright
  • spastic aphonia
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How to use mutism in a sentence

In fact we are tempted to jump at the conclusion that consanguinity is in itself a cause of deaf-mutism.
CONSANGUINEOUS MARRIAGES IN THE AMERICAN POPULATIONGEORGE B. LOUIS ARNER
Dumb walls merely, their mutism leaves large scope to imagination, and one may conjecture any but the right thing.
THE MAYAS, THE SOURCES OF THEIR HISTORY / DR. LE PLONGEON IN YUCATAN, HIS ACCOUNT OF DISCOVERIESSTEPHEN SALISBURY, JR.
Even if the patient recovers, whether as the result of operation or not, deaf-mutism or mental deficiency frequently occurs.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
A very complete family history showing deaf-mutism is given in Fig. 21.
THE SOCIAL DIRECTION OF EVOLUTIONWILLIAM E. KELLICOTT
Cousin Primitivo himself, with all the wisdom of the ancients, could not draw him out of his mutism.
AN EAGLE FLIGHTJOS RIZAL
Occasionally the swelling is notable, and in the families affected we find, as usual, deaf-mutism.
IN INDIAN MEXICO (1908)FREDERICK STARR
Deaf-mutism is due to a defect; but the nature of the defect is different in different cases.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
The most constant feature was her mutism, but even that was a few times interrupted.
BENIGN STUPORSAUGUST HOCH
Her mutism and refusal of food she was unable to account for.
BENIGN STUPORSAUGUST HOCH
She was soon admitted to a clinic and then showed mutism and catalepsy.
BENIGN STUPORSAUGUST HOCH
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WORDS RELATED TO MUTISM

  • aphonia
  • aphonia clericorum
  • aphonia paralytica
  • aphonia paranoica
  • bashfulness
  • buck fever
  • butterflies
  • flop sweat
  • freeze
  • hysterical aphonia
  • loss of speech
  • mike fright
  • mutism
  • spastic aphonia
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