(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. soundless, quiet, silent, hushed. See silence. Ant., noisy.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Containing no noise]
Syn. silent, still, soundless; see quiet 2 .
2. [Making no noise]
Syn. voiceless, speechless, wordless, silent; see dumb 1 , mute 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
silent, still, soundless, hushed, noiseless as the vacuum of space, noiseless as a tomb.
ANT.: loud, boisterous. see quiet, silence
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Marked by, done with, or making no sound or noise: hushed, quiet, silent, soundless, still, stilly. Archaic: hush. See SOUNDS.

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  • Noiseless — Noise less, a. Making, or causing, no noise or bustle; without noise; silent; as, the noiseless foot of time. [1913 Webster] So noiseless would I live. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {Noise less*ly}, adv. {Noise less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noiseless — index mute, speechless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • noiseless — (adj.) c.1600, from NOISE (Cf. noise) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Noiselessly; noiselessness …   Etymology dictionary

  • noiseless — silent, quiet, *still, stilly Analogous words: *calm, tranquil, serene, placid Contrasted words: clamorous, *vociferous, strident, boisterous …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • noiseless — [adj] quiet hushed, hushful, inaudible, mute, muted, silent, soundless, speechless, still, voiceless, wordless; concept 594 Ant. clamorous, noisy …   New thesaurus

  • noiseless — [noiz′lis] adj. with little or no noise; very quiet noiselessly adv. noiselessness n …   English World dictionary

  • noiseless — noiselessly, adv. noiselessness, n. /noyz lis/, adj. accompanied by or making little or no noise; silent; quiet: a noiseless step; a noiseless typewriter. [1595 1605; NOISE + LESS] Syn. inaudible, soundless. See still1. * * * …   Universalium

  • noiseless — [[t]nɔ͟ɪzləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something or someone that is noiseless does not make any sound. The snow was light and noiseless as it floated down. Syn: silent Ant: loud Derived words: noiselessly ADV GRADED ADV with v I shut the door noiselessl …   English dictionary

  • noiseless — adjective Producing no noise; without noise. The movements of the cat were noiseless as it approached the mousehole …   Wiktionary

  • noiseless — /ˈnɔɪzləs/ (say noyzluhs) adjective making, or attended with, no noise; silent; quiet: a noiseless step. –noiselessly, adverb –noiselessness, noun …  

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