What is the opposite of speech?

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Noun
Opposite of a formal address or discourse delivered to an audience
“Lily took the stage, and a mixture of confusion and speechlessness crossed her face in a matter of seconds.”
Noun
Opposite of the content, language, or words contained within a person's speech
“He stood in the middle of the empty room where the silence was deafening.”
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Opposite of a dialog or discussion
“Perched alone on a stage, a character engages in a soliloquy so as to unveil their innermost thoughts to the audience.”
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Opposite of the ability to express thoughts and feelings through voice
“He also treats Colette's younger brother Luc who suffers from mutism after the soldiers raided his village in France.”
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Opposite of a particular form of a language which is peculiar to a specific region or social group
Noun
Opposite of a distinctive way of speaking or pronouncing a language
Noun
Opposite of a lengthy and aggressive speech
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Opposite of an informal address or lecture
“The lecturer advised listening from the students to ensure that they are well-prepared for the impending exams.”
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Opposite of a formal ceremonial speech
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Opposite of a speech or talk, typically in which a new product, idea, or piece of work is shown and explained
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Opposite of a long or tedious piece of admonition or reproof
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Opposite of an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play
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Opposite of afterword
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Opposite of the action of putting into words an idea or feeling
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Opposite of the manner in which one constructs one's thoughts through words
“If someone were reading aloud to you and spoke in a monotone, it would seem interminable.”
Noun
Opposite of the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region
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Opposite of language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language
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Opposite of a short piece of writing on a particular subject
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