subvocalization

noun
sub·​vo·​cal·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌsəb-ˌvō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce subvocalization (audio) \

Definition of subvocalization

: the act or process of inaudibly articulating speech with the speech organs

Other Words from subvocalization

subvocalize \ ˌsəb-​ˈvō-​kə-​ˌlīz How to pronounce subvocalize (audio) \ verb

First Known Use of subvocalization

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Subvocalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subvocalization. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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subvocalization

noun
sub·​vo·​cal·​iza·​tion
variants: also British subvocalisation \ -​ˌvō-​kə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce subvocalisation (audio) \

Medical Definition of subvocalization

: the act or process of inaudibly articulating speech with speech organs

Other Words from subvocalization

subvocalize also British subvocalise \ -​ˈvō-​kə-​ˌlīz How to pronounce subvocalise (audio) \ verb subvocalized also British subvocalised; subvocalizing also British subvocalising

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