Examples of speechless in a Sentence
I was speechless with shock.
Your story left me speechless.
Recent Examples of speechless from the Web
The gyroscopic second act is performed by a speechless dancer, Oona Doherty, and Teardo’s musical choices—
The team was elated, and the Hytners were speechless.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of speechless
before 12th century
SPEECHLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of speechless for English Language Learners
: unable to speak because of anger, surprise, etc.
SPEECHLESS Defined for Kids
Definition of speechless for Students
: unable to speak especially because of a strong emotion The boys were absolutely speechless with fright. — Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking
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