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1    dumb, inarticulate, lost for words, mum, mute, silent, tongue-tied, unable to get a word out     (informal)   wordless  
2      (figurative)   aghast, amazed, astounded, dazed, dumbfounded, dumbstruck, shocked, thunderstruck  
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If you are speechless, you are temporarily unable to speak, usually because something has shocked you.      adj   usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ with n  
Alex was almost speechless with rage and despair.     

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