mutely
adverb see mute I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 without speaking (Freq. 3) he sat mutely next to her • Syn: ↑wordlessly, ↑silently, ↑taciturnly • Derived from adjective: ↑taciturn (for: ↑ …   Useful english 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

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