What does voiceless mean?

Definitions for voiceless
ˈvɔɪs lɪsvoice·less

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word voiceless.

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. Dean Keak Tegn:

    I speak up to defend the right of voiceless, and when I made mistake, we all become voiceless.

  2. 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.

  3. Salman Rushdie:

    If you want to tell the untold stories, if you want to give voice to the voiceless, you've got to find a language. Which goes for film as well as prose, for documentary as well as autobiography. Use the wrong language, and you're dumb and blind.

  4. Henry Mazurek:

    He really believes that (his father) was a champion of someone who was voiceless in his religion.

  5. Nadine Labaki:

    It's a huge victory for each one of the actors who are ... putting their own struggle out there through the film, being the voice of the voiceless, each one with his own story and own struggle and own problems.

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