The questions about Attawpiskat under her leadership have been silenced.
In newborns of depressed or anxious mothers, a 2008 study found, this stress-hormone-receptor gene also tends to be silenced.
Maybe I am obligated to keep casting a skeptical eye in the direction of his brooding darkness until we both are silenced by time.
The Vatican clearly has had enough of Flannery and last week silenced the 65-year-old priest.
It should not today be silenced by the mandatory application of a vastly overzealous law.
He did not even say that those who upheld what he calls 'tenets of Popery' were to be silenced.
He retired at last, silenced by Nelson's authority, but not convinced.
It was soon clear that opinion had been embittered rather than silenced by the blow at Wilkes.
When the sentence was read, he attempted to speak, but was silenced.
She had not repelled him; she had not silenced him entirely; she had not listened to him and then answered him with scorn.
c.1200, "muteness, state of being silent," from Old French silence "state of being silent; absence of sound," from Latin silentium "a being silent," from silens, present participle of silere "be quiet or still," of unknown origin. Meaning "absence of sound" in English is from late 14c.
1560s, intransitive, "become still or silent;" 1590s, transitive, "make silent," from silence (n.). Related: Silenced; silencing.