Definitions

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  • adv. In a voiceless manner.

Etymologies

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voiceless +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Turnbull looked at the fire-swept sky and the wind-stricken woodlands, and kept on repeating the word voicelessly to himself -- the word that did indeed so thoroughly express his mood of rage as it had been among those red clouds and rocking tree-tops.

    The Ball and the Cross

  • And yet, looking at you through a pin hole in a drawn curtain, I made you conscious of me and called voicelessly to you to come and you came! "

    Daughter of the Sun A Tale of Adventure

  • That I could only spell out in my head, voicelessly, within the vicious circle of the words during the act of writing.

    Herta Müller - Nobel Lecture

  • Two pink, naked babies popped their heads up, gaping voicelessly for food.

    Birdology

  • Tessa shrieked voicelessly, but they did not seem to hear.

    Clockwork Angel

  • Well, a way of saying "yes" in Swedish (in the north of Sweden at least) is to voicelessly suck air between your lips (shaped like "o").

    Sweden from outside

  • At this confirmation of my fears, I was overcome with despair; and could only look, voicelessly, across the quiet plains of the silent sea.

    The House on the Borderland

  • Some time passed before he could hand it voicelessly to Sosius.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • In the film, Ariel the mermaid trades her voice for legs, and voicelessly must make the prince fall in love with her and kiss her within three days, or she will belong to the sea witch who enchanted her.

    HH Com 439

  • He deigned to touch Sensitives with her, voicelessly conveying his feelings of superiority and impatience.

    Running From The Deity

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