Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
(ii) Specific Sounds

408a. Nonresonance.

   NOUN:NONRESONANCE; mutescence; thud, thump, dead sound; muffled drums, cracked bell; damper, sordino [It.], sordine, mute; muffler, silencer.
   VERB:MUFFLE, deaden, mute; sound dead; stop -, damp -, deaden-, the -sound, – reverberations; use or employ the sordino [It.] &c. n.
   ADJECTIVE:NONRESONANT, dead, mute; muffled &c. v.