silent treatment
noun Date: 1947 an act of completely ignoring a person or thing by resort to silence especially as a means of expressing contempt or disapproval

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Silent Treatment — est le troisième album du groupe The Bled, sortie le 25 septembre 2007 chez Vagrant Records Sommaire 1 Liste des chansons 2 Chanson Bonus 3 FaceB et Remixe 4 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • silent treatment — noun an aloof refusal to speak to someone you know • Hypernyms: ↑rebuff, ↑slight * * * noun : an act of completely ignoring a person or thing by resort to silence especially as a means of expressing contempt or disapproval too often, the most… …   Useful english dictionary

  • silent treatment — an act or instance of maintaining silence or aloofness toward another person, esp. as a means of indicating disapproval or rejection. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • silent treatment — noun A form of social sanction that consists of ignoring a particular individual, neither speaking to them or responding to their words. Syn: sending to Coventry …   Wiktionary

  • Silent treatment (disambiguation) — Silent treatment is a passive form of social rejection.Silent treatment may also refer to:* Silent Treatment (The Bled album), a 2007 metalcore album * The Silent Treatment , a 2001 alternative rock album …   Wikipedia

  • Silent Treatment (The Bled album) — Infobox Album Name = Silent Treatment Type = studio Artist = The Bled Released = September 25, 2007 Recorded = March April 2007 Genre = Post hardcore Mathcore Length = 36:06 Label = Vagrant Records Producer = Brian McTernan Reviews =… …   Wikipedia

  • the silent treatment — a stubborn refusal to talk to someone, esp. after a recent argument or disagreement * * * the silent treatment : the act of ignoring someone because you are angry at him or her I told him that I thought he was crazy and got the silent treatment… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Silent Treatment — Infobox Album | Name = The Silent Treatment Type = Album Artist = Mark Deutrom Released = April 16, 2001 Recorded = March, 1998 Genre = Alternative rock Length = 52:24 Label = Tee Pee Records Producer = Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) silent treatment — the silent treatment phrase behaviour that involves not speaking to someone as a way of showing that you do not approve of them She’s been giving me the silent treatment all day. Thesaurus: to fail or refuse to communicate with someonesynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the silent treatment — behaviour that involves not speaking to someone as a way of showing that you do not approve of them She s been giving me the silent treatment all day …   English dictionary

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