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inaudible

[in-aw-duh-buh l] /ɪnˈɔ də bəl/
adjective
1.
not audible; incapable of being heard.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; in-3 + audible
Related forms
inaudibility, inaudibleness, noun
inaudibly, adverb
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Examples from the web for inaudibly
  • Almost inaudibly she says that she's twenty, but she looks five years younger and somewhat terrified.
  • Even when he looks at a painting he whispers inaudibly to himself a description of the painting.
  • The patients were asked their names, yet the voices of these shocked victims were almost inaudibly muffled.
British Dictionary definitions for inaudibly

inaudible

/ɪnˈɔːdəbəl/
adjective
1.
not loud enough to be heard; not audible
Derived Forms
inaudibility, inaudibleness, noun
inaudibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inaudibly

inaudible

adj.

mid-15c., "unfit to be heard;" c.1600, "unable to be heard," from Latin inaudibilis "inaudible," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + audibilis (see audible). Related: Inaudibly; inaudibility.

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