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Definition of silent:

  1. Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet.
  2. Having no effect; not operating; inefficient.
  3. Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed; as, the wind is silent.
  4. Not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent; as, e is silent in fable.
  5. Not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative.
  6. That which is silent; a time of silence.

Synonyms:

unplumbed, tranquil, dull, unvoiced, incommunicative, stilly, reticent, unuttered, unfathomed, inaudible, uncommunicative, unexpressed, placid, dumb, close, slow, words, dim, unspoken, implied, reserved, unsaid, soundless, hush, motionless, still, inexplicit, tightlipped, uncommunicable, static, calm, unruffled, understood, unarticulate, dense, quiet, inarticulate, tacit, incommunicable, close-mouthed, unsounded, inactive, restraint, smooth, tongueless, noneffervescent, obtuse, unhearable, mute, mum, undeclared, profound, implicit, wordless.

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