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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


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


References in classic literature ?
She is a fascinating little woman," I continued in voiceless soliloquy; "her image forms a pleasant picture in memory; I know she is not what the world calls pretty--no matter, there is harmony in her aspect, and I like it; her brown hair, her blue eye, the freshness of her cheek, the whiteness of her neck, all suit my taste.
His was the suffering of the dumb brute--mute; but though voiceless no less poignant.
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.
Self-elected saints with gloomy brows, this sightless, earless, voiceless child may teach you lessons you will do well to follow.
Dr Orion Hood paused for one instant on the doormat and drank in the whole scene of voiceless violence.
Sarman Brohi said Asma Jehangir rendered many services for the rights of voiceless people and she always supported democratic system.
The DBA convened a general house meeting with its Kh Irfanul Haq in the chair, where lawyers paid rich tribute to late Asma Jahangir for her life-long struggle for raising her voice for voiceless, democracy and human rights protection.
Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri said that she was really voice for voiceless.
One among the very few female leaders and politicians who played a pivotal role in promoting a cause, Asma too shall be remembered as someone who became the voice of the voiceless.
The resolution said that Asma Jehangir defended the rights of voiceless, the poor, the downtrodden and dispossessed and spoke out for the victims of violence and against discrimination on the basis of gender and religion.
President Buhari urged the new Kakanfo to bring quintessential courage, wisdom, and astuteness to bear on his new office, for a more secure life for the weak, vulnerable and voiceless in the country.
In a statement issued here today, he said that the parliament speakers' proclamation and assertions on Kashmir, Palestine, right of self-determination; Trump-decision on Jerusalem, peace and terrorism, etc, would show a new and positive direction to the regional and global horizon different from the American perspective and would further give voice to voiceless nations of the world.
In the Voiceless Animal Cruelty Index (VACI) released recently by Australia-based nonprofit animal-rights group Voiceless, the Philippines was ranked as the fourth best-performing country.
In a series of tweets on Thursday morning, Modi termed free press as the"cornerstone of a vibrant democracy"and said that"the role of the media in giving voice to the voiceless is commendable".
Italian and French voiceless plosives, and English and German voiced plosives belong to this type.