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speechless

Synonyms of speechless in English:

adjective

  • 1 she was momentarily speechless
    lost for words, at a loss for words, struck dumb, dumbstruck, bereft of speech, tongue-tied, unable to get a word out, inarticulate;
    British informal gobsmacked
    rare dumbstricken, mumchance, obmutescent
    [Antonyms] loquacious, verbose
  • 2 Lisa stared back at him in speechless misery
    [Antonyms] vocal
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