noiseless

[ noiz-lis ]
/ ˈnɔɪz lɪs /

adjective

accompanied by or making little or no noise; silent; quiet: a noiseless step; a noiseless typewriter.

Origin of noiseless

First recorded in 1595–1605; noise + -less
Related formsnoise·less·ly, adverbnoise·less·ness, noun

Synonym study

See still1.
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noiseless

/ (ˈnɔɪzlɪs) /

adjective

making little or no sound; silent
Derived Formsnoiselessly, adverbnoiselessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for noiselessly

noiseless


adj.

c.1600, from noise (n.) + -less. Related: Noiselessly; noiselessness.

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