Definition of toneless in English:

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toneless

Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊnlɪs/

adjective

(Of a voice or musical sound) lacking expression or interest: he began to sing in a toneless voice
More example sentences
  • His voice was toneless, but his expression was sceptical.
  • They read their confessions in toneless voices.
  • She hardly recognized the cold, toneless voice coming out of her at that moment, and it scared her.

Derivatives

tonelessly

Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊnləsli/
adverb
Example sentences
  • ‘Your hearing's just fine,’ I said tonelessly.
  • ‘Leave now,’ he repeated, firmly, yet tonelessly.
  • ‘You can stop shaking him now,’ I said tonelessly.

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