speechless

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adjective speech·less \ˈspēch-ləs\

Definition of speechless

  1. 1 :  unable to speak :  dumb

  2. 2 :  not speaking :  silent

  3. 3 :  not capable of being expressed in words

speechlessly

adverb

speechlessness

noun

Examples of speechless in a Sentence

  1. I was speechless with shock.

  2. Your story left me speechless.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of speechless

before 12th century


SPEECHLESS Defined for English Language Learners

speechless

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adjective speech·less \ˈspēch-ləs\

Definition of speechless for English Language Learners

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


SPEECHLESS Defined for Kids

speechless

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adjective speech·less \ˈspēch-ləs\

Definition of speechless for Students

  1. :  unable to speak especially because of a strong emotion The boys were absolutely speechless with fright. — Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking



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