Synonyms and Antonyms of speechless

  1. 1 deliberately refraining from speech <he remained speechless, even in the face of outrageous accusations> Synonyms dumb, mum, mute, muted, silent, uncommunicative, wordlessRelated Words inarticulate, tongue-tied; nonvocal, voiceless; dumbstruck; sulking, sulky, sullenNear Antonyms articulate, eloquent, fluent, voluble, well-spoken; gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky; outspoken, unreserved, vocal; facile, glib, silver-tongued, smooth-tonguedAntonyms communicative, speaking, talking

  2. 2 unable to speak <if only this poor, speechless animal could tell us what's wrong with it> Synonyms inarticulate, mute, voicelessRelated Words tongue-tied; incoherent, incomprehensible; closemouthed, laconic, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative; mum, nonspeaking, quiet, silent, wordlessNear Antonyms blabby, chatty, communicative, expansive, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky, vocal; expatiating, speaking out, speaking up; articulating, speaking, talking; articulate, eloquent, fluent, voluble

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rude, impolite, or socially unacceptable

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