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unvoiced

[uhn-voist] /ʌnˈvɔɪst/
adjective
1.
not voiced; not uttered:
unvoiced complaints.
2.
Phonetics. voiceless; without voice; surd:
unvoiced consonants.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; un-1 + voiced

unvoice

[uhn-vois] /ʌnˈvɔɪs/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), unvoiced, unvoicing. Phonetics
1.
Origin
1630-40; un-2 + voice
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Examples from the web for unvoiced
  • The one, focused on our inner life and unvoiced thoughts.
  • He was known for explorations of the inward life: the unvoiced exchange and the drama of hidden motives.
  • They made a brave show of their mourning, their hatred unvoiced.
  • There is an unvoiced contract that binds the generations.
  • The aid workers' unvoiced fear is that these sites will become internment camps.
  • Pay attention to unvoiced concerns or underlying motives.
British Dictionary definitions for unvoiced

unvoiced

/ʌnˈvɔɪst/
adjective
1.
not expressed or spoken
2.
articulated without vibration of the vocal cords; voiceless

unvoice

/ʌnˈvɔɪs/
verb (transitive)
1.
to pronounce without vibration of the vocal cords
2.
another word for devoice
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