Definition of subvocal in English:

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Pronunciation: /sʌbˈvəʊk(ə)l/


Psychology & Philosophy
Relating to or denoting an unarticulated level of speech comparable to thought.
Example sentences
  • It heightens subvocal speech or forces you to - very quickly - develop nonverbal communication of some subtlety.
  • The sensor can even detect subvocal or silent speech.



Example sentences
  • If so, it may not be too long before students start getting detention for talking subvocally in class.
  • Before proceeding, the user should repeat the sentence vocally, subvocally, and mentally.
  • Interviewers show ability to transmit a complete, detailed, subvocally perceptible answer co-occurrent to the question.

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