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speechlessness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of speechlessness

  1. incapacity for or restraint from speaking the speechlessness of our cat never seemed so frustrating as the time that it was seriously sick Synonyms dumbness, muteness, silence, stillnessRelated Words inarticulacy, inarticulateness, voicelessness; reserve, reticence, reticency, taciturnityNear Antonyms communication, speaking, talking; eloquence, fluency, volubility; chattiness, garrulousness, loquaciousness, loquacity, talkativeness, talkiness; verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordiness


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