Inarticulata
Inarticulate In`ar*tic"u*late, a. [L. inarticulatus; pref. in- not + articulatus articulate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not uttered with articulation or intelligible distinctness, as speech or words. [1913 Webster]

Music which is inarticulate poesy. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Not jointed or articulated; having no distinct body segments; as, an inarticulate worm. (b) Without a hinge; -- said of an order ({Inarticulata} or {Ecardines}) of brachiopods. [1913 Webster]

3. Incapable of articulating. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The poor earl, who is inarticulate with palsy. --Walpole.

4. Incapable of expressing one's ideas or feelings clearly. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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