wordless

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adjective word·less \ˈwərd-ləs\

Definition of wordless

  1. 1 :  not expressed in or accompanied by words <a wordless picture book>

  2. 2 :  silent, speechless <sat wordless throughout the meeting>

wordlessly

adverb

wordlessness

noun

Examples of wordless in a sentence

  1. <he stood wordless before his accusers>

  2. <a wordless fondness for each other>

15th Century

First Known Use of wordless

15th century


WORDLESS Defined for English Language Learners

wordless

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adjective word·less \ˈwərd-ləs\

Definition of wordless for English Language Learners

  • : without using words : without speaking



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