Definition for Silent (-er)

silent (-er), adj. [L.]

  1. Quiet; hushed; noiseless; having no sound; [fig.] empty; lonely; solitary; without communication with others.
  2. Calm; tranquil; undisturbed; peaceful; pacific; not stormy.
  3. Mute; dumb; not able to speak.
  4. Concise; habitually taciturn; verbally careful; not inclined to much talking; [fig.] wise; discreet; circumspect.
  5. Not loud; [fig.] modest; not boasting of itself.
  6. Still; not flowing; not running; without a ripple; [fig.] not noisy; not babbling; not overly loquacious; [metaphor] reclusive.

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