Definition of aphonic in English:


Line breaks: aphon¦ic
Pronunciation: /eɪˈfɒnɪk


Having no voice or sound; mute: the patient was aphonic on examination
More example sentences
  • Initially he was aphonic, but gradually some voice returned.
  • His next-door neighbors are a poor family with an aphonic daughter named Zehra, who can see into the future.
  • Inside the heard voices is an unheard voice, an aphonic voice, as it were.

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