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Silent

Definition

[adj] unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
[adj] having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility; "a silent dog whistle"
[adj] not made to sound; "the silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'"; "in French certain letters are often unsounded"
[adj] failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; "the witness remained silent"
[adj] indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"
[adj] (of film) having no spoken dialogue and usually no soundtrack; "a silent movie"
[adj] marked by absence of sound; "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still"

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Antonyms

sound(a), talking