Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That is not pronounced.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not pronounced; not uttered.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Bacon (as may be seen from the facsimile printed by Dr. Hirsch) left the letter _Ayin_ unpronounced, which is by far the best course for

    The Book of Delight and Other Papers

  • Even the crotch area, which usually bulges with virility for nearly all superheroes, appears flat and unpronounced.

    Going Mutant

  • Eve, big for a woman, had mannish hips and unpronounced breasts.

    Neurosurgical Intervention For Beginners

  • Imagine: 1. Dropping all silent and unpronounced double letters.

    Kaplin's Simplifiid Speling, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Perhaps whether the utterance is meant as a threat, a prediction or a command will depend on some part of her content that was left unpronounced?

    Saving Prostitutes in Sevilla

  • Camilla, impressed with the promise she had intended for Edgar, which she was sure, though unpronounced, he had comprehended, dissented also from the motion.

    Camilla

  • He would have said my last but his breath failed him; he stopt; he wanted her to seize his meaning unpronounced; and, though it came to her as a thunderbolt from heaven, its very horror helped her; she divined what he could not utter, by feeling what she could not hear.

    Camilla

  • "The country is under an unpronounced state of emergency."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Chicago, for instance, argues for four kinds of exceptions (words and proper names that are "plural in form, singular in meaning," multisyllabic names that end in an "eez" sound, words and names that end in an unpronounced s, and words and names that end in s in for … sake expressions).

    Word Court

  • It's easier to let it slide, let it go unpronounced.

    janedoe0 Diary Entry

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.