Silence synonyms and antonyms

sī'ləns

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Absence of sound
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Absence of speech
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Absence of sound
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In a quiet manner
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(Psychoanalysis) The agency by which unpleasant ideas, memories, etc. are kept from entering consciousness, except symbolically as in dreams
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Absence of sound
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Reticence is being reserved, quiet or reluctant.
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The state of being speechless.
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A mining method using water
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The state or condition of being soundless.
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The trait of being taciturn.
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Carried out secretly or confidentially
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Free from commotion or disturbance:
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To treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof
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(Onomatopoeia, or intransitive) To ask someone to be quiet, especially by saying shh.
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The state of being dumb (either mute or dim-witted), that is, of not communicating vocally, whether from selective mutism (refusal to speak) or from an inability to speak.
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The characteristic of being mute.
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The property of being inarticulate, of lacking articulateness.
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The quality or state of being noiseless; quiet or hush
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The period of time during which this status exists
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The definition of a din is a loud sound or clamor.
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The condition of being glib
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(Uncountable) The concept or state of exchanging data or information between entities.
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Absence of sound
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To quiet; allay
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Almost always silent; not liking to talk; uncommunicative
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To pacify or quiet, esp. by giving in to the demands of
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make or be quiet
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(Idiomatic) Any impenetrable barrier.
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The quality or condition of being secret or hidden; concealment:
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Noise is defined as a sound, especially a loud one.
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Tending not to communicate; not communicating.
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To put something over or into the mouth of, so as to keep from talking, crying out, etc.
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Absence of sound; silence or hush.
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The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness; inactivity.
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Calm is defined as a state of peace and tranquility.
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To restrain, subdue, or control by awe; to cow. [from 16th c.]
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In addition; besides:
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Meditative; thoughtful
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(Not comparable) Set aside for the use of a particular person or party.
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Having power to retain; as, a retentive memory.
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Inclined to keep one's thoughts, feelings, and personal affairs to oneself.
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(Logic) Not derived from formal principles of reasoning; based on induction rather than deduction.
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An inarticulate or underarticulated utterance.
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Speech conducted in a hushed manner, akin to a whisper or a murmur.
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The action of bringing something to rest or making it quiescent; the action of coming to rest or to a quiescent state.
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The quality or state of being tranquil; serenity.
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(Obs.) To undo; destroy
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To bind or confine an animal's mouth by putting a muzzle, as to prevent it from eating or biting.
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To overpower, as with emotion; affect deeply:
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To calm or soothe (a feeling, such as anger).
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To be or become silent or quiet
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To prove (a person) to be wrong; confute
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(Psychology) To exclude (painful or disturbing memories, for example) automatically or unconsciously from the conscious mind.
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(Informal) To silence or disconcert (another) in a crushing manner
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(Intransitive, UK) to make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
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To stop a flow or stream
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The definition of clamor is loud and often unpleasant or chaotic noise.
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An exchange of ideas or opinions; a conversation:
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(Geography) A long narrow inlet, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean.
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(Electronics) To increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
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be quiet
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To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing
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Absence of sound
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To put an end to; do away with
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To wrap (a person, face etc.) in fabric or another covering, for warmth or protection; often with up.
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The state of being wordless, speechlessness.
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(Intransitive) To become quiet.
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Plural form of sound
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The state or characteristic of being secretive.
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(Intransitive, informal) To become quiet; to cease making sounds.
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A state of being quiet; rest; calmness
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To soften or muffle the sound of (a musical instrument, etc.) as with a mute
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Absence of speech
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That cannot be communicated or told
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The definition of quiescent is something or someone dormant or in a period of inactivity.
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Temporarily unable to speak; silent, as from shock
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The end of life of an organism or cell. In humans and animals, death is manifested by the permanent cessation of vital organic functions, including the absence of heartbeat, spontaneous breathing, and brain activity. Cells die as a result of external injury or by an orderly, programmed series of self-destructive events known as apoptosis . The most common causes of death for humans in well-developed countries are cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, certain chronic diseases such as diabetes and emphysema, lung infections, and accidents.
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(Intransitive, informal) To produce intense pain.
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To cause to sleep or rest; soothe or calm:
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To kill
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The avoidance of speech
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Absence of sound
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A reservation of public land:
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The state of being talkative.
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Talkativeness; the quality of being loquacious.
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So shocked as to be unable to speak
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Not able to speak, as because of strong emotion; mute
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Unable to be heard or not loud enough to be heard.
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Not disposed to be forthcoming or communicative; uncommunicative:
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Brief or terse in speech or expression; using few words
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(Electronics) Exhibiting no gain or contributing no energy:
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Absence of sound
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(Ergative) Of a person, to stop talking or (of a person or thing) making noise.
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Find another word for silence. In this page you can discover 108 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for silence, like: the stillness of death, golden silence, stillness of eternal night, quiet, censorship, sullen silence, hush of early dawn, security blackout, reticence, speechlessness and hush.