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speechless

Saltos de línea: speech|less
Pronunciación: /ˈspiːtʃləs
 
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Definición de speechless en inglés:

adjetivo

Unable to speak, especially as the temporary result of shock or strong emotion: he was speechless with rage
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Justin was speechless with surprise, but I think I was more surprised than he.
  • I was just about speechless with fury, and indignation on Sam's part.
  • She nodded, speechless with happiness for the first time in ages.
Sinónimos
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

Origen

Old English spǣclēas (see speech, -less).

Derivados

speechlessly

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • Alice just stared speechlessly in the dark with her hand still covering her silent scream.
  • They just stood there and stared speechlessly.
  • I nodded speechlessly and followed Nathan out the door.

speechlessness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • He just stood there, shocked to speechlessness.
  • A mixture of confusion and speechlessness crossed his face in a matter of seconds.
  • Jeremy starts talking to one of his friends and I am once again baffled into speechlessness.

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