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aphonic

[ey-fon-ik, ey-foh-nik] /eɪˈfɒn ɪk, eɪˈfoʊ nɪk/
adjective
1.
mouthed but not spoken; noiseless; silent.
2.
Phonetics.
  1. lacking phonation; unvoiced.
  2. without voice; voiceless.
3.
Pathology. affected with aphonia.
noun
4.
Pathology. a person who is affected with aphonia.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Greek áphōn(os) voiceless (see aphonia) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for aphonic

aphonic

/əˈfɒnɪk/
adjective
1.
affected with aphonia
2.
(phonetics)
  1. not representing a spoken sound, as k in know
  2. voiceless or devoiced
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