- be silent
Other Word Forms of Clamor
Origin of Clamor
Recorded in English since c. 1385, from Old French clamor (modern clameur), from Latin clāmor (“a shout, cry”), from clāmō (“cry out, complain”); the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.
Middle English clamour from Old French from Latin clāmor shout from clāmāre to cry out kelə-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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