voiceless

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adjective voice·less \-ləs\

Definition of voiceless

  1. 1 :  having no voice :  mute

  2. 2 :  not voiced :  surd <a voiceless consonant>

voicelessly

adverb

voicelessness

noun

Examples of voiceless in a sentence

  1. S is a voiceless consonant.

  2. <believes that animals deserve basic rights even though they are voiceless>

1535

First Known Use of voiceless

1535


VOICELESS Defined for English Language Learners

voiceless

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adjective voice·less \-ləs\

Definition of voiceless for English Language Learners

  • : not large or powerful enough to be noticed by the government, the media, etc.

  • of a sound : made without moving your vocal cords


VOICELESS Defined for Kids

voiceless

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adjective voice·less \ˈvȯis-ləs\

Definition of voiceless for Students

  1. 1 :  having no voice

  2. 2 :  spoken without vibration of the vocal cords <the voiceless consonants \p\, \t\, and \th\>


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