Definitions

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  • n. The quality or state of being noiseless; quiet or hush.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being noiseless or silent; absence of noise; silence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of making no noise

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Examples

  • A live musical performance to accompany a restored print of a film of Captain Scott's tragic polar quest highlights the shattering impact of noiselessness

    The disquieting sound of The Great White Silence

  •             “If you want a flag that badly, just take your car,” she finally said, interrupting the virtual noiselessness created by her dusting and his thinking.

    The Grand Unfurl

  • Cars and scooters and ambulances and police cars could periodically be heard off in the distance taking people from point A to point B, but the noiselessness hung in the air.

    Rue Saint Maur, 3:14am

  • With such versatility, performance and noiselessness are all at the users´ control.

    July 2007 - Fareastgizmos.com

  • Round the room, over the furniture, under the furniture, through the furniture, out of one window, along the balcony, in at another window, again round the room — so they glided with the swiftness of swallows and the noiselessness of ghosts.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • The noise of life had suddenly been hushed, and each heart had heard for a moment the noiselessness of death.

    The Trespasser

  • We ordered the others immediately over into the empty, friendly desert on the east, and sat ourselves on the metals under the singing wires, while the long line of shadowy bulks wavered up out of the dark, shuffled a little on the bank and its ballast, and passed down behind us into the dark in that strained noiselessness which was a night march of camels.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • It was that softness, that voluptuousness of her bodily movements, that catlike noiselessness.

    The Brothers Karamazov

  • A mouse ran across the floor, something cracked — a flash of sound flaring up in the noiselessness.

    Mother

  • A figure emerged from the open door and moved along the alley, not furtively, but with a natural noiselessness like that of a jungle beast.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

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