Definition of Mutisms

1. Noun. (plural of mutism) ¹

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Definition of Mutisms

1. mutism [n] - See also: mutism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mutisms

mutines
muting
mutings
mutinied
mutinies
mutining
mutinous
mutinously
mutinousness
mutinousnesses
mutiny
mutinying
mutis
mutisia
mutism
mutisms (current term)
muton
mutons
mutoscope
mutoscopes
muts
mutt
mutter
mutter paneer
muttered
mutterer
mutterers
muttering
mutteringly
mutterings

Literary usage of Mutisms

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1. The Association Review by American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf (1905)
"... a practice that was at one time common with the language teacher and that was one of the principal sources of the so-called deaf mutisms. ..."

2. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1907)
"I have come to the conclusion that the so-called mutisms are not the result of signs, but that the person who has never heard uses the peculiar idioms that ..."

3. Education of Deaf Children: Evidence of Edward Miner Gallaudet and Alexander by Edward Miner Gallaudet, Alexander Graham Bell (1892)
"The peculiarities in his phraseology are sometimes called the " deaf-mutisms," and their origin has been ascribed by some writers to the inversions of the ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1912)
"The uncontrollable outcries which usually marked the close of her hysterical mutisms were pitiful to hear; they were brought on. as a rule, ..."

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