voice´less|ness

voice´less|ness
voice|less «VOYS lihs», adjective.
1. having no voice; lacking the power of speech; dumb; silent.
2. not expressed or uttered; unspoken: »

voiceless indignation.

3. lacking any voice or singing ability.
4. having no voice or vote, as in the control of something.
5. Phonetics. spoken without vibration of the vocal cords, as the English consonants p, t, and k; surd.
voice´less|ly, adverb.
voice´less|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • voice´less|ly — voice|less «VOYS lihs», adjective. 1. having no voice; lacking the power of speech; dumb; silent. 2. not expressed or uttered; unspoken: »voiceless indignation. 3. lacking any voice or singing ability. 4. having no voice or vote, as in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • voice|less — «VOYS lihs», adjective. 1. having no voice; lacking the power of speech; dumb; silent. 2. not expressed or uttered; unspoken: »voiceless indignation. 3. lacking any voice or singing ability. 4. having no voice or vote, as in the control of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tone´less|ness — tone|less «TOHN lihs», adjective. 1. without modulation or expression: »a toneless voice, a toneless reading. 2. dull: »a toneless color. 3. without tone; soundless; mute. –tone´less|ly, adverb. –tone´less|ness, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • less — less·est; less·ness; let·ter·less; li·cense·less; lid·less; life·less; life·less·ly; life·less·ness; light·less; light·less·ness; limb·less; lime·less; lim·it·less; line·less; lint·less; lip·less; list·less; list·less·ly; list·less·ness;… …   English syllables

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

  • ex|pres´sion|less|ness — ex|pres|sion|less «ehk SPREHSH uhn lihs», adjective. without expression: »an expressionless face, an expressionless voice. –ex|pres´sion|less|ly, adverb. –ex|pres´sion|less|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • voice — de·voice; un·voice; voice; voice·ful; voice·less; in·voice; voice·ful·ness; voice·less·ly; voice·less·ness; …   English syllables

  • ex|pres´sion|less|ly — ex|pres|sion|less «ehk SPREHSH uhn lihs», adjective. without expression: »an expressionless face, an expressionless voice. –ex|pres´sion|less|ly, adverb. –ex|pres´sion|less|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|pres|sion|less — «ehk SPREHSH uhn lihs», adjective. without expression: »an expressionless face, an expressionless voice. –ex|pres´sion|less|ly, adverb. –ex|pres´sion|less|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • tone´less|ly — tone|less «TOHN lihs», adjective. 1. without modulation or expression: »a toneless voice, a toneless reading. 2. dull: »a toneless color. 3. without tone; soundless; mute. –tone´less|ly, adverb. –tone´less|ness, n …   Useful english dictionary

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