adverb see toneless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tonelessly — adverb in a monotone Come in, she said tonelessly • Derived from adjective: ↑toneless …   Useful english dictionary

  • tonelessly — See toneless. * * * …   Universalium

  • tonelessly — adverb In a toneless manner …   Wiktionary

  • tonelessly — tone·less·ly …   English syllables

  • tonelessly — See: toneless …   English dictionary

  • toneless — [[t]to͟ʊnləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED A toneless voice is dull and does not express any feeling. [WRITTEN] What shall we do? Milton said again in a toneless voice. Derived words: tonelessly ADV GRADED ADV after v That s most kind of him, Eleanor said… …   English dictionary

  • toneless — adjective Date: 1773 lacking in tone, modulation, or expression < a toneless voice > • tonelessly adverb • tonelessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tonelessness — See tonelessly. * * * …   Universalium

  • tone — toneless, adj. tonelessly, adv. tonelessness, n. /tohn/, n., v., toned, toning. n. 1. any sound considered with reference to its quality, pitch, strength, source, etc.: shrill tones. 2. quality or character of sound. 3. vocal sound; the sound… …   Universalium

  • tone — noun 1》 a musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength.     ↘a musical note, warble, or other sound used as a signal on a telephone or answering machine. 2》 a modulation of the voice expressing a feeling or mood. 3》… …   English new terms dictionary

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