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Adjective
Failing to speak or communicate, especially when expected
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“The audience is silent one moment and filled with laughter the next.”
Adjective
Not expressed aloud
“I had no reply to Giorgio's claims about ancient aliens, only silent doubts.”
Adjective
Not making or accompanied by any sound
“The room was completely silent other than the sound of dripping water from a corner of the room.”
Adjective
(of weather or the elements) Still or calm in nature
“The wind was silent, and the cool breeze swept her hair back.”
Adjective
Having no effect or not in operation
“I believe the device is beyond repair since it has been silent for a while now.”
Adjective
(pronunciation) Not pronounced or sounded
“The letter k is silent in various words where the letter n follows it, like, knock, knickers, and knuckle.”
Adjective
Unseen or hidden away
“There are many questions directed at him on the whereabouts of his silent partner.”
Adjective
Shy, extremely humble and modest
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Spoken rather than written
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Soundproof
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Which has not been lauded or appreciated
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Behaving or done in a cautious and surreptitious manner, so as not to be seen or heard
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Showing no concern or interest
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No longer alive
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(technology) A sound setting that has been turned off
“I'm sorry I missed your call as my phone was on silent.”
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(somewhat rare in usage) A period of silence
“In the silent of the night, you may hear owls hooting.”
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A cinema film
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