unvoiced
adjective Date: 1859 1. not verbally expressed <
unvoiced fears
>
2. voiceless 2 <
unvoiced consonants
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unvoiced — index implicit, tacit, undisclosed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unvoiced — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not expressed in words; unuttered. 2) Phonetics (of a speech sound) uttered without vibration of the vocal cords …   English terms dictionary

  • unvoiced — [unvoist′] adj. 1. not expressed; not spoken or uttered 2. Phonet. made voiceless; surd …   English World dictionary

  • unvoiced — un|voiced [ˌʌnˈvɔıst] adj 1.) not expressed in words ▪ unvoiced fears 2.) technical unvoiced ↑consonants are produced without moving your ↑vocal cords. /d/ and /g/ are voiced consonants, and /t/ and /k/ are unvoiced …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unvoiced — un|voiced [ ʌn vɔıst ] adjective 1. ) not expressed in words: unvoiced criticism 2. ) LINGUISTICS an unvoiced sound is produced without using your VOCAL CORDS. In English, /t/, /s/, and /f/ are unvoiced sounds. ─ opposite VOICED …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unvoiced — adjective 1 not expressed in words: unvoiced fears 2 technical unvoiced consonants are produced without moving the vocal cords:, and, are voiced consonants, and, and /k/ are unvoiced …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unvoiced — UK [ʌnˈvɔɪst] / US adjective 1) not expressed in words unvoiced criticism 2) linguistics an unvoiced sound is produced without using your vocal cords. In English, /t/ , /s/ , and /f/ are unvoiced sounds …   English dictionary

  • unvoiced — /un voyst /, adj. 1. not voiced; not uttered: unvoiced complaints. 2. Phonet. voiceless; without voice; surd: unvoiced consonants. [1855 60; UN 1 + VOICED] * * * …   Universalium

  • unvoiced — adjective a) Not spoken or expressed. I could guess her unvoiced opinon. b) Spoken without vibration of the vocal chords. Syn: voiceless …   Wiktionary

  • unvoiced — un•voiced [[t]ʌnˈvɔɪst[/t]] adj. 1) not voiced; not uttered: unvoiced complaints[/ex] 2) phn voiceless 4) • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

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