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- n. The condition of being voiceless
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being voiceless; silence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. having no voice in the management or control of affairs
- n. a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice
- n. speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
Sorry, no etymologies found.
For some reason, I feel as if my voicelessness is a bit of a gift right now.
I am feeling that way about this stupid cold and its attendant voicelessness and phlegmishness and the way it ate this week's steady time and so on.
She was dealing with ever-worsening arthritis and a generalised feeling of invisibility and voicelessness.
This doesn't lessen the feelings of powerlessness and voicelessness one whit, however.
Nothing would have happened if my son had not reacted against voicelessness and a lack of respect.
Their essays, then, are victories against voicelessness -- miracles in print.
IK: Poverty is not just an issue of people not having enough money: it's an issue of discrimination, of deprivation, of insecurity; it's the voicelessness that drives people into poverty and keeps them poor.
Poverty is multifaceted Bolatito 2008; it includes poor access to public services and infrastructure, unsanitary environment, illiteracy and ignorance, poor health, insecurity, voicelessness and social exclusion, including low levels of household income and food insecurity.
Trinidad has created an unsettling visual metaphor for the voicelessness of the dispossesed: the workers literally have their mouths removed before they are shipped out.
WIARTON, Ontario, October 21, 2009 LifeSiteNews.com - 16-year-old high school student Jennifer Rankin fully intended to unite her voicelessness with that of the unborn as part of the annual Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity when she arrived at school yesterday, reports Bill Henry of Sun Media.