mutely


mutely
adverb
without speaking (Freq. 3)
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he sat mutely next to her

Syn: ↑wordlessly, ↑silently, ↑taciturnly
Derived from adjective: ↑taciturn (for: ↑taciturnly), ↑silent (for: ↑silently), ↑wordless (for: ↑wordlessly), ↑mute

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Mutely — Mute ly, adv. Without uttering words or sounds; in a mute manner; silently. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mutely — (adv.) 1620s, from MUTE (Cf. mute) (adj.) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mutely — adv. Mutely is used with these verbs: ↑nod …   Collocations dictionary

  • mutely — mute ► ADJECTIVE 1) refraining from speech or temporarily speechless. 2) dated lacking the power of speech. 3) (of a letter) not pronounced. ► NOUN 1) dated a person without the power of speech. 2) historical a professional attendant or mourner… …   English terms dictionary

  • mutely — adverb see mute I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mutely — See mute. * * * …   Universalium

  • mutely — adverb In a mute manner …   Wiktionary

  • mutely — mjuːtlɪ adv. without noise, quietly, silently, soundlessly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mutely — mute·ly …   English syllables

  • mutely — See: mute …   English dictionary