Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no sound or pronunciation.
  • Having no voiced quality; not voiced.
  • Pertaining to or characterized by aphonia; speechless; dumb.
  • noun A person affected with aphonia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Without voice; voiceless; nonvocal; incapable of all but whispered speech.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or exhibiting aphonia; unable to speak.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech

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