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Definition of "voiceless" []

  • Having no voice; mute. (adjective)
  • Linguistics Uttered without vibration of the vocal cords, as the sounds (t) and (p). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "voiceless" in a sentence
  • "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."