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Definitions for speechless
ˈspitʃ lɪsspeech·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. speechless, dumbadjective

    temporarily incapable of speaking

    "struck dumb"; "speechless with shock"


  1. speechlessadjective

    not speaking; not knowing what to say; silent, especially due to surprise, amazement, etc.

    When he walked into his surprise birthday party, he was completely speechless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Speechlessadjective

    destitute or deprived of the faculty of speech

  2. Speechlessadjective

    not speaking for a time; dumb; mute; silent


  1. Speechless

    Speechless is the ninth studio album from Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman. It was released on June 15, 1999, by Sparrow Records. It has been certified Platinum as of November 27, 2000, by the RIAA. Chapman received the 2000 Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album and Dove Awards for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year. The album also charted more #1 hits on Christian contemporary radio than any other of Chapman's albums: "The Change," "Fingerprints of God," "The Invitation," "Great Expectations," "Be Still And Know," "Dive," and the title song. The album is considered one of Chapman's greater works by many, and is recognized by many as being one of the best Christian albums of all time. The concert tour in support of "Speechless" featured longtime friend and co-writer Geoff Moore.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of speechless in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of speechless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of speechless in a Sentence

  1. Robert C. Murphy:

    To be listened to is, generally speaking, a nearly unique experience for most people. It is enormously stimulating. It is small wonder that people who have been demanding all their lives to be heard so often fall speechless when confronted with one who gravely agrees to lend an ear. Man clamors for the freedom to express himself and for knowing that he counts. But once offered these conditions, he becomes frigthened.

  2. Jacques Martin Barzun:

    If it were possible to talk to the unborn, one could never explain to them how it feels to be alive, for life is washed in the speechless real.

  3. Haruna Yukawa:

    I am left speechless, we strongly and totally criticize such acts.

  4. Dejan Stojanovic:

    I imagined I was God for a millisecond and became speechless for a long time.

  5. George Conway:

    The Lincoln Project's terrible and awful and appalling and unfathomable, I, I didn't know John Kasich very well. I frankly only spoke to John Kasich a couple of times on the phone early on in The Lincoln Project. It's almost, I don't even know what to say. It's just terrible, it leaves me speechless, frankly.

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