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How to Pronounce mute?

Correct pronunciation for the word "mute" is [mjˈuːt], [mjˈuːt], [m_j_ˈuː_t].

What are the misspellings for mute?

"Mute" in context

Mute is a term typically used to describe someone who does not communicate verbally. They may communicate through body language, sign language, and writing, but typically do not speak. People who are considered mute are actually silent, or non-verbal, meaning they do not produce sound from their voice. There are a variety of reasons why someone who is mute may choose to stay silent, such as a physical disability or mental illness. Social cues, learning disabilities, and traumatic experiences may also be sources of why a person does not speak.

For many who are mute, sign language is their primary way of communication.

What are similar-sounding words for mute?

Usage over time for mute:

This graph shows how "mute" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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