unvoiced

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

un·voiced

adjective \-ˈvist\

: not expressed in spoken words

linguistics of a speech sound : made without vibrating your vocal cords

Full Definition of UNVOICED

1
:  not verbally expressed <unvoiced fears>
2
:  voiceless 2 <unvoiced consonants>

Examples of UNVOICED

  1. The th in the word thing is unvoiced.
  2. <an unvoiced promise to be waiting for him when he returned from the war>

First Known Use of UNVOICED

1859

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