Examples of inarticulate in a Sentence
He's smart, but somewhat inarticulate.
I was almost inarticulate with rage.
Recent Examples of inarticulate from the Web
Wild Bill’ Haywood … the tepid social-work impulse of do-gooders, inarticulate and amorphous desire to ‘
Hale communicates his character in large part through a masterful array of inarticulate sounds.
What follows is a superb comic scene pitting Hannah’s verbally open vulnerability and desire to please — up to a point — in conflict with Adam’s inarticulate desire that is unconcerned with her needs.
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Synonymsmute, speechless, voiceless
Related Wordstongue-tied; incoherent, incomprehensible; closemouthed, laconic, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative; mum, nonspeaking, quiet, silent, wordless
Near Antonymsblabby, chatty, communicative, expansive, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky, vocal; expatiating, speaking out, speaking up; articulating, speaking, talking; articulate, eloquent, fluent, voluble
First Known Use of inarticulate
INARTICULATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inarticulate for English Language Learners
: not able to express ideas clearly and effectively in speech or writing : not articulate
: not able to speak
: not expressed clearly or easily understood
INARTICULATE Defined for Kids
Definition of inarticulate for Students
- an inarticulate speaker
- an inarticulate mumble
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