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: not expressed in or accompanied by words
a wordless picture book
: silent, speechless
sat wordless throughout the meeting
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dumb, mum, mute, muted, silent, speechless, uncommunicative
communicative, speaking, talking
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15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: without using words : without speaking
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something that serves to warn or remind
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