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Synonyms for voiceless

lacking the power or faculty of speech

temporarily unable or unwilling to speak, as from shock or fear

Synonyms for voiceless

produced without vibration of the vocal cords

deprived of the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote

uttered without voice


Related Words

being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech


References in classic literature ?
Without memory, without hope, the great genius had become the voiceless ruin of a man.
For whoever of the deathless gods that hold the peaks of snowy Olympus pours a libation of her water is forsworn, lies breathless until a full year is completed, and never comes near to taste ambrosia and nectar, but lies spiritless and voiceless on a strewn bed: and a heavy trance overshadows him.
And a voiceless melancholy comes over one, invading, overpowering like a dream, penetrating and mortal like poison.
And yet, when they saw it from below, it sprang like a fountain at the stars; and when they saw it, as now, from above, it poured like a cataract into a voiceless pit.
If she herself should ever fall in love with a man, she, like Helen, would proclaim it from the house-tops, but as she only loved a sister she used the voiceless language of sympathy.
From the tortures of my own heart, I turned to contemplate the deep and voiceless grief of my Elizabeth.
I have stolen away from the crowd in the groves, Where the nude statues stand, and the leaves point and shiver At ivy-crowned Bacchus, the Queen of the Loves, Pandora and Psyche, struck voiceless forever.
She was the tender and voiceless siren of this appalling navigator.
Razumov ran forward unsteadily, with parted, voiceless lips.
Self-elected saints with gloomy brows, this sightless, earless, voiceless child may teach you lessons you will do well to follow.
This is a monumental achievement and I'm delighted to not only represent people with disabilities but anybody who has ever felt voiceless.
This is the fourth investigation Animal Equality presents on the dog and cat trade in China and it is part of its international campaign Voiceless friends.
We would be left powerless and voiceless, waiting, like the Norwegians, by the fax machine" Nick Clegg, former Liberal Democrat leader
I write this with the depth of understanding of one of those who was voiceless and under the thumb of a brutal occupier for most of my life.