mutely mutely

Definition(s):

  • (adv) without speaking

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But the grotesque wealth that came to some Arab countries in the 20th century helped make their rulers corrupt, their people complacent or mutely rancorous.
  2. The evidence of a single moment of holocaust lay mutely within a low-slung white hangar at Los Rodeos Airport on a 2,073-ft.
  3. Pare down movie technique to its essentials; show characters behaving, however mutely, rather than acting; make viewers work for their epiphanies.

News

  • The perils of conventional wisdom – geopolitical edition

    Media surround the relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 answers media questions at Lido Hotel on March 11, 2014 in Beijing, China. Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images When it comes to politics -– and missing planes for that matter -– it helps to be an expert, or at least to play one on TV. As I type this, cable news is playing mutely on the television on my desk. The ...
    on March 22, 2014     Source: The Online NewsHour

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