silent etymology

English word silent comes from Latin silent-

Detailed word origin of silent

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
silent- Latin (lat)
silent English (eng) (uncountable) That which is silent; a time of silence.. A silent movie (pronunciation) Not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent.. (technology) Without audio capability.. Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet.. Having no effect; not operating; inefficient.. Hidden, unseen.. Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed.. Not implying significant modifications which [...]

Words with the same origin as silent

Descendants of silent-
Silent Sam silent alarm silent auction silent barter silent butler silent disco silent film silent key silent number silent treatment silent vote