1. [syn: speechless, dumb]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Speechless \Speech"less\, a.
1. Destitute or deprived of the faculty of speech.
2. Not speaking for a time; dumb; mute; silent.
Speechless with wonder, and half dead with fear.
[1913 Webster] -- Speech"less*ly, adv. --
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: temporarily incapable of speaking; "struck dumb";
"speechless with shock" [syn: speechless, dumb]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
43 Moby Thesaurus words for "speechless":
anaudic, aphasic, aphonic, breathless, brief, brusque, close,
close-tongued, closemouthed, concise, curt, dazed, dumb,
dumbfounded, dumbstricken, dumbstruck, economical of words,
inarticulate, indisposed to talk, laconic, mum, mute, nonplussed,
quiet, reserved, shocked, short, silent, snug, sparing of words,
stricken dumb, taciturn, terse, thunderstruck, tight-lipped,
tongue-tied, tongueless, uncommunicative, unloquacious,
untalkative, voiceless, word-bound, wordless