American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having no voice; mute.
- adj. Linguistics Uttered without vibration of the vocal cords, as the sounds (t) and (p).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having no voice, utterance, or vote; silent; mute; dumb.
- adj. (Phon.) Not sounded with voice; ; surd.
- adj. deprived of the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote
- adj. produced without vibration of the vocal cords
- adj. being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech
- adj. uttered without voice
- voice + -less (Wiktionary)
“Compassion for the voiceless is truly an admirable cause.”
“Having a voice, after growing up voiceless is a real accomplishment and I feel good about where I am.”
“The first is called a voiceless stop, the second a voiced stop but the third a voiced aspirate stop.”
“Giving a voice to the voiceless, that is what blogging can do.”
“ACORN activists across the country say being the voice for the voiceless is the real story of their organization.”
“And in fact, for me, one of the most critical challenges on the trade score, Tumi, on debt relief, on all of it is that when Trevor Manuel and other African finance ministers call for a voicing of the voiceless -- in other words, give some representation to Africa and other developing countries in the World Bank and IMF, it's not just because they want to be there at the table; it's precisely because they want to have a say and a stake in determining the policies that are, after all, carved out to help Africans development.”
“-- A neckband translates thought into speech by picking up nerve signals, allowing the first 'voiceless' phone call.”
“Here below, I'll use the dental stop series of *t, *d and *dh as examples of the general 3-way contrast of PIE stops between what is traditionally described as "voiceless", "voiced" and "voiced aspirated".”
“Look back at the attitude that a sleek, overfed denizen of the Beltway expresses there towards people who were formerly "voiceless" and their "inexpensive and easily accessible soapboxes.”
“Tech writing should be relatively "voiceless" large technical documents and libraries are often written by teams, it should clear and unambiguous, and it should present as few problems for translators as possible.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘voiceless’.
words that describe sound
Quiet, shy, Introverted, reserved, isolated, mysterious
Words ending with *more or *less, more or less. Many of theses terms also appear on the list The -less Said, which see.
Language disorders, disabilities, and unusual demonstrations.
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