Translation of inarticulate in Spanish:

inarticulate

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnɑːrˈtɪkjələt; ˌɪnɑːˈtɪkjʊlət/

adj

  • 1 (in speech) [babbling/grunt] inarticulado; [person] con dificultad para expresarse she was inarticulate with rage no podía hablar de lo furiosa que estaba
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    • He becomes completely inarticulate and unable to close the deal, as it were, because he loves her too much!
    • It's the one where he played a dumb sullen inarticulate Brooklyn paint-store clerk.
    • He was verbally inarticulate and could not enunciate a clear concept or formulate ideas.
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    • He's a little dumbfounded at reviews of the film that criticize the repetitiveness of some dialogue or inarticulate speech, two of the aspects that make the film feel true.
    • Paradoxically, his inarticulate speech and inchoate thinking vividly express his frustration and anger: he has no skills with which to cope effectively with the inevitable set-backs of his life.
    • I would think long and hard before assuming that inarticulate speech and a gift for malapropism are indicators of stupidity.
  • 2 [Zool] inarticulado
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    • The Discinids are a small long-lived group of inarticulate brachiopods with chitinophosphatic shells.
    • The Brachiopoda for example, was present, but greatest diversity was shown by inarticulate brachiopods (like the one in the upper middle, from the Upper Cambrian of Iowa).
    • Quasimodaspis, along with the inarticulate brachiopods that are the only other fossils so far recovered from this locality, was probably transported from a shallower facies.

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