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mute

 [mūt]
1. unable or unwilling to speak, such as because of deafness.
2. to muffle or soften a sound.

mute

(myūt),
1. Unable or unwilling to speak.
2. A person who does not have the faculty of speech.
[L. mutus]

mute

(mūt)
1. unable to speak.
2. to muffle or soften a sound.

mute

(myo͞ot)
adj. muter, mutest
1. Refraining from producing speech or vocal sound.
2.
a. Offensive Unable to speak.
b. Unable to vocalize, as certain animals.
n.
Offensive One who is incapable of speech.

mute′ly adv.
mute′ness n.

mute

(myūt)
1. Unable or unwilling to speak.
2. A person who does not have the faculty of speech.
[L. mutus]
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