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inarticulateness

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property of being inarticulate, of lacking articulateness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being inarticulate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being inarticulate; indistinctness of utterance; want of distinct articulation.

Etymologies

inarticulate +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Indeed his inarticulateness was a bad factor when it came to recovery from the blow that had been dealt him.

    The Iron Woman

  • Watch this video, and other videos featuring the wit and wisdom aka, inarticulate hypocrisy, or is it hypocritical inarticulateness? of Hurt, then compare to Perriello and decide for yourself.

    Robert Hurt: Inarticulate Hypocrite, As Always

  • EA: A lot of indie films seem to celebrate mumbling, bumbling and general inarticulateness.

    Erica Abeel: A Dangerous Method Is an Action Movie for Grownups

  • The study's interviews with nonreligious or semi-religious "emerging adults" tend to show vague powers of moral reasoning and a vague inarticulateness.

    Education

  • We loved, for instance, the poetry of inarticulateness that was Buffy speak, for instance.

    romantic comedy, and the year of opinions about rubbish films

  • Obama's silver tongue highlights his elite education, while Sarah Palin's inarticulateness confirms her working-class bona fides.

    Obama and the Democrats must reconnect with working-class voters

  • So is his utterly uncharacteristic inarticulateness.

    Sunday Reading

  • Jerry, who heard, registered, and recognized many words that were as truly tools of thought to him as they were to humans, but who, by inarticulateness of birth and breed, could not utter these many words, nevertheless in his mental processes, used images just as articulate men use words in their own mental processes.

    Chapter 1

  • He was confused, painfully conscious of his inarticulateness.

    Chapter 1

  • Then Ms. Jones donned a Phat Farm jacket and a baseball cap and morphed into "Rashid," whose breathtaking inarticulateness "It's like, etcetera etcetera, and whatnot" gave way to insightful questions for Ms. Steinem and astute observations about black male incarceration.

    Channeling the City's Varied Voices

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