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silent treatment

noun

Definition of SILENT TREATMENT

:  an act of completely ignoring a person or thing by resort to silence especially as a means of expressing contempt or disapproval

Examples of SILENT TREATMENT

  1. <ever since our run-in at the party she's been giving me the silent treatment>

First Known Use of SILENT TREATMENT

1947

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