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hush

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hush

  1. 1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance the storm passed, and a hush fell over the sea Synonyms of hush calmness, calm, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Words Related to hush lull, pause, respite; silence; mildness, soothingness; comity, concord, harmony; casualness, easygoingness, informality, laid-backness, relaxednessNear Antonyms of hush clamor, din, noise, racketAntonyms of hush bustle, commotion, hubbub, hurly-burly, pandemonium, tumult, turmoil, unquietness, unrest, uproar

  2. 2 the near or complete absence of sound a hush fell over the auditorium as the lights went down Synonyms of hush silence, quiet, quietness, quietude, still, stillnessWords Related to hush calm, lull, peace, peacefulness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Near Antonyms of hush babel, blare, bluster, cacophony, chatter, clamor, clangor, din, hubbub, racket, rattle, roar, tumult, uproarAntonyms of hush noise, sound, unquietness


hush

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hush

  1. 1 to become still and orderly the whole room hushed when the queen made her entrance Synonyms of hush calm (down), chill out [slang], cool, quiet, pipe down, settle (down)Words Related to hush dry up; relax, tranquilize (also tranquillize), unwind, zone outNear Antonyms of hush clown (around), fool around, horse around, monkey (around), show off, skylarkAntonyms of hush act up, carry on, cut up

  2. 2 to stop talking the talkative lady next to me on the train never hushed once during the whole four-hour trip Synonyms of hush belt up [British], clam up, dry up, dummy up, shut up, pipe down, quiet (down)Words Related to hush calm (down), cool (down), settle (down); haw, hemNear Antonyms of hush pipe up, sound off, speak out, speak up, spout (off), talk upAntonyms of hush speak, talk

  3. 3 to stop the noise or speech of he tried to hush the baby by making a lot of silly faces Synonyms of hush dumb, extinguish, silence, mute, quell, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], settle, shush, shut up, squelch, stillNear Antonyms of hush agitate, stir



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