speechless

speechless
adjective
sprachlos (with vor + Dat.)
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adjective (unable to speak, often because of surprise, shock etc: He looked at her in speechless amazement.) sprachlos
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speech·less
[ˈspi:tʃləs]
adj inv
1. (shocked) sprachlos
to be \speechless with indignation/rage sprachlos vor Empörung/vor Wut sein
sth leaves [or renders] sb \speechless etw verschlägt jdm die Sprache
to be left \speechless sprachlos sein
2. (mute) stumm
to be \speechless from birth von Geburt an stumm sein
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['spiːtʃlɪs]
adj
1) (= at a loss for words) sprachlos (with vor); anger stumm

everybody was speechless at this — darüber waren alle völlig sprachlos

his remark left me speechless — seine Bemerkung machte mich sprachlos or verschlug mir die Sprache

she stared at him in speechless disbelief — sie starrte ihn sprachlos vor Verblüffung an

2) (lit: dumb) stumm

to be speechless — nicht sprechen können

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speechless adj (adv speechlessly)
1. fig sprachlos (with vor dat):
the shock left her speechless der Schreck verschlug ihr die Rede oder Sprache oder Stimme
2. MED etc stumm
3. fig unsäglich (Leid etc)
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adjective
sprachlos (with vor + Dat.)
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adj.
sprachlos adj.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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