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  Words related to mute

Related / Similar Words: deaf-mute, deaf-and-dumb person, muffle, dull, damp, dampen, tone down, dumb, silent, tongueless, unspoken, wordless

 

Definition:
  • a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument;
  • a deaf person who is unable to speak;
  • deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping;
  • unable to speak because of hereditary deafness;
  • expressed without speech; especially because words would be inappropriate or inadequate; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and;
  • lacking power of speech;

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    Hyponyms: sourdine, sordino, dummy, silent person

     

    Derivational Morphology: muffle, dull, damp, dampen, tone down, damper, muffler, silencer

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: ням   Dutch: stom  
    Finnish: mykkä   German: stumm  
    Hungarian: néma   Kurdish: lal  
    Russian: немой   Slovene: nem  
    Spanish: mudo   Swedish: stum  
     
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