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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPEECHLESSLY

He went in speechlessly and piled the wood with absent care.

Owen, silenced by her vehemence, stared at her speechlessly, and she went on hurriedly.

I stared at him speechlessly: I knew by instinct that I had not heard the worst.

Speechlessly they looked the finding, the recognition, the rapture.

Gyuri gazed at it speechlessly, and felt that the end was near.

Mary looked on speechlessly; perhaps he was walking in his sleep!

She looked at him speechlessly, a curious passivity in her attitude.

Faith was still staring at him speechlessly, but with questioning eyes.

Moses was too astonished for anything but speechlessly to let the man pass him.

The clergyman dramatically clasped his white hands together, looking up as one who speechlessly admires.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English spæcleas "permanently mute;" see speech + -less. Meaning "mute by effect of astonishment" is from late 14c. Related: Speechlessly; speechlessness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SPEECHLESSLY

silently

adverbwithout noise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.