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Meaning of SPEECHLESS

Pronunciation:  'speechlis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  unable to speak temporarily; "struck dumb"; "speechless with shock"
 

SPEECHLESS is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: dumb, inarticulate, unarticulate
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Speech"less\, a.
1. Destitute or deprived of the faculty of speech.

2. Not speaking for a time; dumb; mute; silent.

         Speechless with wonder, and half dead with fear.
                                               --Addison.
   -- {Speech"less*ly}, adv. -- {Speech"less*ness}, n.

 

 

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