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synonyms for speechless

  • amazed
  • dazed
  • dumb
  • silent
  • aghast
  • aphonic
  • astounded
  • buttoned-up
  • clammed up
  • close-mouthed
  • cool
  • cool as cucumber
  • dumbfounded
  • dumbstruck
  • inarticulate
  • mum
  • mute
  • not saying boo
  • reserved
  • shocked
  • taciturn
  • thunderstruck
  • tight-lipped
  • tongue-tied
  • uncommunicative
  • unflappable
  • voiceless
  • wordless
See also synonyms for: speechlessly / speechlessness

antonyms for speechless

MOST RELEVANT
  • articulate
  • communicative
  • responsive
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How to use speechless in a sentence

I remember telling people when I moved here that I didn’t own a car and they were just like, horrified, speechless, aghast.
A MARYLAND LAWMAKER ON HOW NOT OWNING A CAR HAS SHAPED HER IDEAS ABOUT TRANSPORTATION POLICYIAN DUNCANNOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Only time in four years I saw the students speechless,” said current Harvard Coach Tommy Amaker, a sophomore on that Duke team.
BOB FERRY BUILT THE WASHINGTON BULLETS INTO NBA CHAMPIONS, ONE LAUGH AT A TIMEJOHN FEINSTEINOCTOBER 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was dangerous traffic and it left me speechless several times.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
A couple was near the elevators, the woman struck speechless.
ONE FAMILY’S HARROWING ESCAPE FROM THE COLLAPSING CONDO BUILDING: ‘RUN, FAST!’BRITTANY SHAMMASJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Like so many others I was left speechless by Clark’s passing when I read it on Facebook.
OPINION | LIFE IS PRECIOUS, SO LIVE EACH DAY TO THE FULLESTPETER ROSENSTEINJUNE 9, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
And as for the two girls, they were utterly speechless under the pressure of feeling.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
That bunch of cottonwoods with the new-made grave close by the dead horses seemed to rise up between us, and I became speechless.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Her quiet eyes, held by his during the spell that had bound them speechless, did not flinch at the breaking of it.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
She was still stunned and speechless with emotion when later she leaned over her friend to kiss her and softly say good-by.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The deacon sat on the floor, speechless now, staring down at all that remained to him of his timber leg.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPEECHLESS

  • dumb
  • inarticulate
  • mute
  • silent
  • speechless
  • unarticulate
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