Muteness is a speech disorder in which a person lacks the ability to speak.

Mute or the Mute may also refer to:

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  • Múte Bourup Egede (born 1987), Prime Minister of Greenland
  • Shō Gen (1528–1572), king of the Ryukyu Kingdom called Gen the mute
  • Pârvu Mutu (1657–1735), Wallachian Romanian muralist and church painter nicknamed Pârvu the Mute

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See alsoEdit

  • Carlos Gardel (1890–1935), French-born Argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor known ironically as "El Mudo" ("The Mute")
  • Juan Fernández Navarrete (1526–1579), Spanish Mannerist painter called "El Mudo"