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synonyms for speechlessness

  • blackout
  • calm
  • censorship
  • death
  • dumbness
  • hush
  • laconism
  • lull
  • muteness
  • noiselessness
  • peace
  • quiescence
  • quiet
  • quietness
  • quietude
  • quietus
  • reserve
  • reticence
  • secrecy
  • sleep
  • still
  • stillness
  • sulk
  • sullenness
  • taciturnity
  • uncommunicativeness
  • dead air
  • hush-hush
  • inarticulateness
  • iron curtain
  • saturninity
  • wordlessness
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antonyms for speechlessness

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  • agitation
  • clamor
  • disturbance
  • noise
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How to use speechlessness in a sentence

Then the vividness of the girl's beauty had slowly worked upon him, rendering his speechlessness absolute.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
It would cheer me considerably to learn that gobblers occasionally suffer from aphonia or speechlessness.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
The Duchess is reduced to speechlessness, and takes refuge in a petrifying stare.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
In the moment of stricken speechlessness that followed, the sound of the final smash came softly up from the sidewalk.
AMERICANS ALLVARIOUS
The question of what she could do found her relapsed into speechlessness.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
But big George withdrew without a word, and the reason for his speechlessness was the glistening of his eyes.
GUNMAN'S RECKONINGMAX BRAND
Each felt a shock of pain,—of hopeless despair,—that for some moments stunned them almost to speechlessness.
THE BOY SLAVESMAYNE REID
The last was barely audible, for by this time the ki-sang had stuffed his mouth to speechlessness.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
But Sheila Macklin's speechlessness arose through different thoughts from those of the Balls.
SHEILA OF BIG WRECK COVEJAMES A. COOPER
I did not like them; their speechlessness irritated me, and I could not make-believe they were real babies.
ALL THE DAYS OF MY LIFE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPEECHLESSNESS

  • muteness
  • soundlessness
  • speechlessness
  • voicelessness
  • wordlessness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.