Silence and Word


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Silence noun – Incapacity for or restraint from speaking.
Word is an antonym for silence.
Nearby Words: silent, silenced, silently, silencing, silencer
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Word noun – A pronounceable series of letters having a distinct meaning especially in a particular field.
Silence is an antonym for word in topics: promise, command, statement, discussion, password.
Nearby Words: wordy, wordless, wording, worded, wordily
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How words are described

good good silence good word
long long silence long word
simple simple silence simple word
actual actual silence actual word
Other adjectives: real, next, generic.

Common collocations

characters silence characters word characters
times silence times word times

Both words in one sentence

  • Silence Is Golden Art Spiegelman: Samuel Beckett once said: "Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness".
  • Kilmeny's aunt and uncle fervently believe her muteness is owed to a vow of silence taken by her mother during her pregnancy, to never speak another word to the father that rejected her.
  • Silence, You Fool! Melvin: Do you have any idea what the word "silence" means?
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Word and Silence. (2016). Retrieved 2021, November 30, from
Silence & Word. N.p., 2016. Web. 30 Nov. 2021. <>.
Word or Silence. 2016. Accessed November 30, 2021.

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