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- adj. Of, relating to, or exhibiting aphonia; unable to speak.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Without voice; voiceless; nonvocal; incapable of all but whispered speech.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or characterized by aphonia; speechless; dumb.
- n. A person affected with aphonia.
- Having no sound or pronunciation.
- Having no voiced quality; not voiced.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech
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The opposite of a cosmopolitan has always seemed to me a kind of aphonic drifter.
But authors admit flaw: all 396 were college students -- congenitally loquacious, no jobs, no commutes, no need for aphonic mesmerization by Monday Night Football.
(And actually, once the cold settles in the chest, as opposed to its current adolescent-voice-cracking transitional stage that leaves me rather aphonic, I think it makes my voice sound quite sexy.)
At first it will be the details that go, the thick smell of the frangipani trees from the forest, the aphonic movement of the clouds.
He says he has given too many speeches and that he now is dysphonic -- as the doctors call it -- because the doctors say that one does not say aphonic, but dysphonic, correct me if I'm wrong.
A tracheotomic case may be aphonic, hence unable to call for help.
With an aphonic buzz, the call to prayer would commence, and the wailing, intermingled with car horns, was our soundtrack of Istanbul.
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