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Wordnet 3.0


1. temporarily incapable of speaking;
- Example: "struck dumb"
- Example: "speechless with shock"
[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. [1913 Webster] 2. Not speaking for a time; dumb; mute; silent. [1913 Webster] Speechless with wonder, and half dead with fear. --Addison. [1913 Webster] -- Speech"less*ly, adv. -- Speech"less*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

speechless 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