What does voiceless mean?

Definitions for voiceless
ˈvɔɪs lɪsvoice·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unvoiced, voiceless, surd, hardadjective

    produced without vibration of the vocal cords

    "unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'"

  2. disenfranchised, disfranchised, voiceless, votelessadjective

    deprived of the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote

    "labor was voiceless"; "disenfrenchised masses took to the streets"

  3. breathed, voicelessadjective

    uttered without voice

    "could hardly hear her breathed plea, `Help me'"; "voiceless whispers"

  4. aphonic, voicelessadjective

    being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech

Wiktionary

  1. voicelessadjective

    Lacking a voice, without vocal sound.

  2. voicelessadjective

    Spoken without vibration of the vocal cords; unvoiced. Examples: [t], [s], [f].

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voicelessadjective

    having no voice, utterance, or vote; silent; mute; dumb

  2. Voicelessadjective

    not sounded with voice; as, a voiceless consonant; surd

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of voiceless in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of voiceless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of voiceless in a Sentence

  1. Chantal Bryan:

    I am a voice for the voiceless.

  2. Tara Edwards:

    Imagine how difficult it has been to have felt so helpless, hopeless and voiceless in my own nightmare for so long, i am finally in a place where I feel strong enough to stand up.

  3. Kamala Harris:

    I knew our criminal justice system was deeply flawed, i knew that the people in our society who are most often targeted by predators are also most often the voiceless and vulnerable. And I believed then as I do now, that no one should be left to fight alone.

  4. Paul Ryan:

    With this bill, Congress helps gives a voice to the voiceless. Because victims of sexual assault deserve full protection under the law -- and this legislation reaffirms the fact that their right to justice is unconditional.

  5. Aeschylus:

    Justice, voiceless, unseen, seeth thee when thou sleepest and when thou goest forth and when thou liest down. Continually doth she attend thee, now aslant thy course, now at a later time.

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