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deafening silence

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeafening silencedeafening silencea complete silence, when it is uncomfortable or you are expecting someone to say something deafening
Examples from the Corpus
deafening silenceWe submitted a carefully considered response at the end of June, since when there has been a deafening silence. 3.All that remained on the barren expanse was a deafening silence.But while those hotspots are continuously monitored by diplomats and the media, the Chechen misery prompts nothing but a deafening silence.Once again the answer was a deafening silence.The most extraordinary feature of the Opposition's response has been the deafening silence of their principal spokesman in relation to the proposals.Activists criticized the state's deafening silence on the issue of immigration.
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