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Definition 1: a refusal to speak when expected - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where muteness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his silence about my contribution was surprising

Synonyms for muteness in the sense of this definition

(muteness is a kind of ...) the trait of being uncommunicative

Definition 2: the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak - [noun denoting state]

Samples where muteness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her muteness was a consequence of her deafness

Synonyms for muteness in the sense of this definition

(muteness is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of muteness ) congenital deafness that results in inability to speak

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