the silent treatment

noun

Definition of the silent treatment

: the act of ignoring someone because one is angry at him or her Whenever she gets mad at me, she gives me the silent treatment.

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“The silent treatment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20silent%20treatment. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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