The deaths of Lewis and Huxley were mute, private events, only reported in The Times three days later.
Or have House Speaker John Boehner introduce a bill to outlaw adverbs in this campaign, thus rendering Newt mute.
Then, to mute that notion, the insider accounts offered up the transparent spin that he had made his decision a week ago.
American troops can mute the horrors, but only so long as they are present in force.
The one mitigating circumstance I can offer the mute court of existence is that I am only tuned in (and turned off) 24-six.
Most of the inhabitants had gone forth; others remained in mute expectation.
Not one of them was mute; And all and each that passed that way Did join in the pursuit.
Was this a mute evidence of the King's remembrance, or the fidelity of some old servants?
The song of Llewelyn was heard by the shepherds with reverence and mute attention.
mute and astonished the world saw her baseness—wondering at her greatness and her sin.
late 14c., mewet "silent," from Old French muet "dumb, mute" (12c.), diminutive of mut, mo, from Latin mutus "silent, speechless, dumb," probably from imitative base *meue- (cf. Sanskrit mukah "dumb," Greek myein "to be shut," of the mouth). Form assimilated in 16c. to Latin mutus.
1570s, "stage actor in a dumb show;" 1610s as "person who does not speak," from mute (adj.). Musical sense first recorded 1811 of stringed instruments, 1841, of horns.
Unable or unwilling to speak. n.
One who does not have the faculty of speech. No longer in technical use, considered offensive.