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silence

see definition of silence
  • nounabsence of sound, speech
  • verbmake or be quiet
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Synonyms for silence

noun absence of sound, speech
  • blackout
  • calm
  • lull
  • peace
  • quiet
  • reticence
  • secrecy
  • stillness
  • censorship
  • death
  • dumbness
  • hush
  • laconism
  • muteness
  • noiselessness
  • quiescence
  • quietness
  • quietude
  • quietus
  • reserve
  • sleep
  • speechlessness
  • still
  • sulk
  • sullenness
  • taciturnity
  • uncommunicativeness
  • dead air
  • hush-hush
  • inarticulateness
  • iron curtain
  • saturninity

Antonyms for silence

  • agitation
  • clamor
  • communication
  • noise
  • talk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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