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silent

si·lent

silent

 
 
pronunciation:
saI lnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: making no sound.
The house was silent.
synonyms:
mute, quiet, still
antonyms:
audible, noisy
definition 2: not willing or wanting to speak.
She is a silent girl.
similar words:
reserved, shy
definition 3: unable to speak.
I was silent with rage.
synonyms:
dumb, mute
definition 4: made known or expressed in ways other than speech.
He said a silent prayer.
antonyms:
spoken
definition 5: appearing as a letter in a word but not spoken when the word is said out loud.
There is a silent "h" in the word "honor."
synonyms:
mute
derivation: silently (adv.)
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