What is another word for unvoiced?

Pronunciation: [ʌnvˈɔ͡ɪst] (IPA)

The word "unvoiced" refers to sounds that are not pronounced using the vocal cords. Some synonyms for this word include voiceless, breathy, quiet, and hushed. Other possible options include soundless, mute, muffled, and whispered. Each of these terms describes a different aspect of the absence of sound that can result from various factors such as speaking softly or not using the vocal cords. These synonyms can be useful in a variety of contexts such as linguistics, vocal performance, or communication studies, and can help add precision and clarity to discussions of sound and language.

What are the hypernyms for Unvoiced?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for unvoiced?

Unvoiced is an adjective that refers to something that is not expressed or communicated verbally. Its antonyms are spoken, voiced, articulated, uttered, and enunciated. These words all suggest verbal communication and are frequently used to describe speech. Spoken is a general term that refers to any form of verbal communication. Voiced and articulated refer to the production of sound with the vocal cords and the articulation of words with the lips, tongue, and teeth. Uttered and enunciated both suggest that words are being pronounced clearly and distinctly. Hence, the antonyms for unvoiced are words that describe different forms of verbal communication.

Usage examples for Unvoiced

It is considered the proper thing to talk in England of the unvoiced millions of India.
"From One Generation to Another"
Henry Seton Merriman
I held my face beside his little cheek, showed him the star-children and the twinkling lights as they began to flash, and stilled with an even-song the unvoiced terror of my life.
"The Souls of Black Folk"
W. E. B. Du Bois
Delia More's thin, high-pitched voice came back to me, expressing all my unvoiced doubt.
"Friendship Village"
Zona Gale

Famous quotes with Unvoiced

  • The mad road, lonely, leading around the bend into the openings of space towards the horizon Wasatch snows promised us in the vision of the West, spine heights at the world's end, coast of blue Pacific starry night — nobone halfbanana moons sloping in the tangled night sky, the torments of great formations in mist, the huddled invisible insect in the car racing onwards, illuminate. — The raw cut, the drag, the butte, the star, the draw, the sunflower in the grass — orangebutted west lands of Arcadia, forlorn sands of the isolate earth, dewy exposures to infinity in black space, home of the rattlesnake and the gopher the level of the world, low and flat: the charging restless mute unvoiced road keening in a seizure of tarpaulin power into the route.
    Jack Kerouac

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