adjective \ˈspēch-ləs\

: unable to speak because of anger, surprise, etc.

Full Definition of SPEECHLESS

:  unable to speak :  dumb
:  not speaking :  silent
:  not capable of being expressed in words
speech·less·ly adverb
speech·less·ness noun

Examples of SPEECHLESS

  1. I was speechless with shock.
  2. Your story left me speechless.

First Known Use of SPEECHLESS

before 12th century


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