Definición de voiceless en inglés:

voiceless

Saltos de línea: voice|less
Pronunciación: /ˈvɔɪsləs
 
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adjetivo

  • 1Not able to speak or express opinions: millions of Americans feel voiceless and powerless to bring positive change to the political system
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    • He was born disabled and voiceless with a gaze permanently haunted by a look of terror.
    • An operation for goitre has left her voiceless.
    • Hardly any other Arab or Muslim characters appear, with the exception of extras playing voiceless villagers or servants.
  • 1.1Not expressed: the air was charged with voiceless currents of thought
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    • Without asking, I understood the call she meant, the voiceless pull that kept drawing me to the water unafraid despite my father's fears.
  • 2 Phonetics (Of a speech sound) uttered without resonance of the vocal cords (e.g. f, k, p, s, t).
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    • Neither Mandarin Chinese nor Tibetan distinguishes phonologically between voiced and voiceless obstruent initials, unlike Dzongkha and, for example, English.
    • In English, /h/ is like a voiceless vowel in that there is no fricative-like narrowing in the mouth, so that the greatest point of narrowing is in the glottis.
    • More generally, voiceless obstruents are more frequent in onset position than voiced obstruents.

Derivativos

voicelessly

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And throughout all of this, Morgan, her Signature Officer, stood on the other side of the doorway, mouthing the phrase to her voicelessly over and over again.
  • Earning my wages equates to obeying voicelessly, orders and commands hurled at me by a whole range of big - bellied higher ups.

voicelessness

sustantivo
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  • Often the breeding ground is that of exclusion, of oppression, of poverty - a sense of voicelessness in the councils of the world and hopelessness for the future, fanned and exploited by the wilful misuse of religious faith and fervour.
  • Like many foreign supporters of Cuban socialism who visit Cuba today, he recognizes the frustration that many Cubans feel over their voicelessness in a system that seems to respond to its people less and less.
  • Still, I was bothered by the voicelessness that I was experiencing.

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Pronunciación: kəːf
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