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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Voiceless \Voice"less\, a.
1. Having no voice, utterance, or vote; silent; mute; dumb.
I live and die unheard,
With a most voiceless thought, sheathing it as a
2. (Phon.) Not sounded with voice; as, a voiceless consonant;
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. --
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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
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