Examples of speechless in a Sentence
I was speechless with shock.
Your story left me speechless.
Recent Examples of speechless from the Web
The title grants him enough parkour powers to run up the speechless invaders and lop their heads off.
So is Starks, who hopes to be speechless when the lights finally darken in the Staples Center late Thursday night.
The congenial Legg was initially speechless, accepting the award from Guerin at the meeting to strong applause from the audience.
But how to begin the discussion? Debbie Coe of Prairie Village felt speechless whenever her 7th-grade daughter watched the news these last few months.
That first gathering might best be described as, well, a little awkward: Most of the men, having decided that silence was the best strategy, didn’t talk, while most of the women, realizing what was going on, were almost made speechless themselves.
The reporter was confused and speechless, being unaccustomed to experiencing rather than reading or writing about traditional healing methods.
Their technical ability left fans speechless during European games, with the elusiveness of regular footage from domestic competitions giving the South American stars a certain aura of mystery.
My five-year-old nephew was uncharacteristically speechless upon entering the theater, which was packed to the ceiling with cardboard boxes, not to mention couches, pillows, and twinkling lights.
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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
- The boys were absolutely speechless with fright.
- —Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking
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