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Dictionary of Silence

Poems (Witter Bynner Translation Series, 2)
  • 80 Pages
  • 0.29 MB
  • English
Lumen Books/Sites Books
General, Poetry, Continental European, Poetry / Ge
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8360984M
ISBN 10093082945X
ISBN 139780930829452

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Le Roman de Silence is a 13th-century post-Arthurian romance written in Old French by an anonymous author about a protagonist named "Silence" and includes allegorical characters. Master Heldris, is in fact, not the author, but the narrator of the story. ‘After sitting in silence and enjoying the re - heated meal, Anthony broke the silence with a most unusual question.’ ‘They ate in silence, until Mollie, full to bursting with unanswered questions, broke the silence.’ ‘They drove home in silence, neither really knowing what to.

the state or quality of being silent. the absence of sound or noise; stillness. refusal or failure to speak, communicate, etc, when expectedhis silence on the subject of their promotion was alarming. a period of time without noise. oblivion or obscurity.

silence definition: 1. a period without any sound; complete quiet: 2. a state of not speaking or writing or making a. Learn more. One Way to Introduce the Dictionary. Start by having the child open the dictionary in the middle and be sure to say, "Open your dictionary in the middle." Ask him what letter the words begin with on the page that he opened.

Have him close the book and open it several times in the middle of the book. Definition of silence. (Entry 1 of 2) 1: forbearance from speech or noise: muteness —often used interjectionally.

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The condition or quality of being or keeping still and silent. The absence of sound; stillness. A period of time without speech or noise. Vocal chords seem glued together like two uncut pages in a book —Elyse.

SILENCE. si'-lens: Five Hebrew roots, with various derivatives, and two Greek words are thus translated. The word is used literally for dumbness, interrupted speech, as in Lamentations ; Psalms ; Ecclesiastes ; Amos ; Acts ; 1 Corinthians ; 1 Timothy ,12 the King James Version (the American Standard Revised Version "quietness"); Revelationor figuratively of.

unquietness. 3 the quality or state of being mostly or completely unknown. the book eventually vanished into the silence that awaits best sellers whose time has past.

Synonyms for silence. anonymity, facelessness, namelessness, nowhere, nowheresville. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Dictionary of Silence. Definition of silence gives consent in the Idioms Dictionary.

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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English silence si‧lence 1 / ˈsaɪləns / W2 noun 1 no noise [uncountable] QUIET complete absence of sound or noise SYN quiet silence of Nothing disturbed the silence of the night. silence falls/descends (on/upon something) After the explosion, an eerie silence fell upon the scene.

break/shatter the. KJV Dictionary Definition: silence silence. SI'LENCE, n. silentium, from sileo, to be still. In a general sense, stillness, or entire absence of sound or noise; as the silence of midnight. In animals, the state of holding the peace; forbearance of speech in man, or of noise in other animals.

I was dumb with silence; I held my peace. to restrain from the exercise of any function, privilege of instruction, or the like, especially from the act of preaching; as, to silence a minister of the gospel.

the rev. thomas hooker of chelmsford, in essex, was silenced for nonconformity. trumbull.

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Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. Code of silence - Idioms by The Free Dictionary said it was unfortunate that Ponting had broken the traditional dressing room code of silence in the book.

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Synonyms for silence in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for silence. 64 synonyms for silence: quiet, peace, calm, hush, lull, stillness, quiescence, noiselessness, reticence.

hush meaning: 1. a sudden, calm silence: 2. used to tell someone to be quiet: 3. a sudden, calm silence. Learn more. Definition and synonyms of book from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Education.

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