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 for voicelessness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Voiceless \Voice"less\, a.
     1. Having no voice, utterance, or vote; silent; mute; dumb.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              I live and die unheard,
              With a most voiceless thought, sheathing it as a
              sword.                                --Byron.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Phon.) Not sounded with voice; as, a voiceless consonant;
        surd.
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     Voiceless stop (Phon.), a consonant made with no audible
        sound except in the transition to or from another sound; a
        surd mute, as p, t, k.
        [1913 Webster] -- Voice"less*ly, adv. --
        Voice"less*ness, n.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  voicelessness
      n 1: a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of
           voice [syn: aphonia, voicelessness]
      2: speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords [syn:
         whisper, whispering, susurration, voicelessness]
      3: having no voice in the management or control of affairs; "the
         voicelessness of those who live in situations of
         hopelessness"

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