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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incoherent, tongue-tiedadjective

    unable to express yourself clearly or fluently

    "felt tongue-tied with embarrassment"; "incoherent with grief"


  1. tongue-tiedadjective

    Unable to express oneself clearly or fluently; at a loss for words.

    If you have never practiced at interviewing for a job, you are likely to have a few tongue-tied moments during your first interview.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tongue-tiedadjective

    destitute of the power of distinct articulation; having an impediment in the speech, esp. when caused by a short fraenum

  2. Tongue-tiedadjective

    unable to speak freely, from whatever cause

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tongue-tied in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tongue-tied in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of tongue-tied in a Sentence

  1. The KCNA:

    Such reckless move of the military warmongers of the south side is the height of the military confrontation which would leave tongue-tied even their master, everything is now going back to the starting point before the north-south summit meeting in 2018.

  2. Ayaan Hirsi Ali:

    It is not universal, they get tongue-tied when it comes to things that happen to women in the name of Islam.

  3. Cicero:

    I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.

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