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Syllabification: un·sound·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈsoundəd
 
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adjective

Not uttered, pronounced, or made to sound.
Example sentences
  • An goes before words that start with the vowels a, e, i, o, and u and also before words that start with an unsounded h, as in ‘hourglass’ and ‘honor.’
  • No consonant goes unsounded - except of course those shunned by Cockney patois.
  • Words are said to be silent when they are unsounded in the pronunciation, though introduced in spelling and writing.

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Syllabification: un·sound·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈsoundəd
 
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adjective

Unfathomed.
Example sentences
  • When they noticed that many shallow earthquakes came from under it, they searched seismograph records for similar earthquake centers in unsounded parts of the oceans.
  • No two cartographers, of course, will produce exactly the same set of contours in unsounded portions of the mapped area.
  • There have been incidents of grounding where ships have been operating where charts are inadequate and waters unsounded.

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