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Definitions of silent

  1.   unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
  2.   indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly gave silent consent a tacit agreement the understood provisos of a custody agreement
  3.   failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to the witness remained silent
  4.   marked by absence of sound a silent house soundless footsteps on the grass the night was still
  5.   having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility a silent dog whistle
  6.   not made to sound the silent h' at the beginning of honor' in French certain letters are often unsounded
  7.   of film having no spoken dialogue and usually no soundtrack a silent movie
  8.   Free from sound or noise absolutely still perfectly quiet
  9.   Not speaking indisposed to talk speechless mute taciturn not loquacious not talkative
  10.   Keeping at rest inactive calm undisturbed as the wind is silent
  11.   Having no effect not operating inefficient
  12.   That which is silent a time of silence
  13.   Not pronounced having no sound quiescent as e is silent in fable
  14.   Saying nothing mute not given to speech quiet still free from noise or disturbance unexpressed unspoken as a silent comment having a share not publicly acknowledged in a business as a silent partner
  15.   Silently
  16.   Silentness
  17.   Free from noise not speaking habitually taciturn still not pronounced
  18.   Still mute taciturn
  19.   Noiseless still unspoken not speaking mute
  20.   Not speaking taciturn still noiseless not mentioning calm not acting having no sound as a letter
  21.   Quiet still habitually speaking little not mentioning not acting having no sound as a letter

Quotes of silent

  1. The silent film has a lot of meanings The first part of the film is comic It represents the burlesque feel of those silent films But I think that the second part of the film is full of tenderness and emotion – Pedro Almodovar
  2. Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed – Edgar Rice Burroghs
  3. A yawn is a silent shout – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  4. Too often the strong silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent – Winston Churchill
  5. Is it any wonder that for millions of men the only intimacy is physical silent and predictable – Phil Donahue
  6. At the beginning because the lives of the hostages were at stake then during this silent period we have taken several measures like not accepting the ultimatum of the terrorists threatening to kill our foreign affairs minister – Alberto Fujimori
  7. The silver swan who living had no note When death approached unlocked her silent throat – Orlando Gibbons
  8. You could name the great stars of the silent screen who were finished the great directors gone the great title writers who were washed up But remember this as long as you live the producers didn't lose a man They all made the switch That's where the great talent is – Ernst Lubitsch
  9. Hope will never be silent – Harvey Milk
  10. There's nothing stupider than bursting into song for seven seconds and then falling silent again – Richard Morris
  11. A few minutes ago every tree was excited bowing to the roaring storm waving swirling tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent their songs never cease – John Muir
  12. A silent man is easily reputed wise A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity and men honor him for a saint The unknown is always wonderful – Frederick William Robertson
  13. If an ordinary person is silent it may be a tactical maneuver If a writer is silent he is lying – Jaroslav Seifert
  14. A hush is over everything Silent as women wait for love The world is waiting for the spring – Sara Teasdale
  15. The career of a sage is of two kinds He is either honored by all in the world Like a flower waving its head Or else he disappears into the silent forest – Lao Tzu

Usage examples for silent

  1. But Daisy was silent looking straight before her – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  2. It was as if she threw her arms about Earth her strong silent mother and tried to say Do not let me leave you mother – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  3. “ Mrs Hampton was silent for a few seconds – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  4. Then both were silent again – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  5. “ I was silent for what in truth could I say – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  6. She was silent for a long time after that – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  7. The Thinking Machine was silent on that point – The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle
  8. Then just as suddenly he was silent – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  9. Again they were both silent – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  10. But it was silent now – Pursuit by Lester del Rey
  11. She was curious to know what he was doing why he was so silent where he had gone – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  12. When the girls went up to bed Gypsy was very silent – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  13. Then he was silent until his father was within three hundred yards – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  14. The good lady stood silent – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  15. “ For a few moments Barrington was silent – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  16. “ For a moment we are both silent – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  17. Again Wyllard stood silent – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  18. The rest of the inn was silent – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  19. Why are you so silent then – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. All were silent at first – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell

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