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Meaning of VOICELESS

Pronunciation:  'voyslis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  being voiceless through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech
  2. [adj]  uttered without voice; "could hardly hear her breathed plea, `Help me'"; "voiceless whispers"
  3. [adj]  not using the voice; "unvoiced thoughts"; "unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'"
  4. [adj]  (linguistics) of speech sounds
 

VOICELESS is a 9 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: aphonic, breathed, inarticulate, inaudible, surd, unarticulate, unhearable, unsung, unvoiced, whispered
 
 Antonyms: sonant, voiced
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Voice"less\, a.
1. Having no voice, utterance, or vote; silent; mute; dumb.

         I live and die unheard, With a most voiceless
         thought, sheathing it as a sword.     --Byron.

2. (Phon.) Not sounded with voice; as, a voiceless consonant;
   surd.

{Voiceless stop} (Phon.), a consonant made with no audible
   sound except in the transition to or from another sound; a
   surd mute, as p, t, k. -- {Voice"less*ly}, adv. --
   {Voice"less*ness}, n.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are voiceless, represents a lost of identity and a lack of personal power. You are unable to speak up and stand up for yourself.
 

 

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