breathed


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breathed

 (brĕtht)
adj.
1. (also brēthd) Linguistics Voiceless.
2. Having breath of a specified kind. Often used in combination: sour-breathed.

breathed

(brɛθt; briːðd)
adj
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics relating to or denoting a speech sound for whose articulation the vocal cords are not made to vibrate. Compare voiced

voice•less

(ˈvɔɪs lɪs)

adj.
1. having no voice; mute.
2. uttering no words; silent.
3. having an unmusical voice.
4. unspoken; unuttered.
5. having no vote or right of choice.
6. (of a speech sound) pronounced without vibration of the vocal cords, as the consonants (p), (f), and (s).
[1525–35]
voice′less•ly, adv.
voice′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.breathed - uttered without voicebreathed - uttered without voice; "could hardly hear her breathed plea, `Help me'"; "voiceless whispers"
inaudible, unhearable - impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear; "an inaudible conversation"
References in classic literature ?
Conditions seemed much worse here than at Helium, and it was with difficulty that I breathed at all.
He breathed with a sort of muffledness; then seemed troubled in the nose; then revolved over once or twice; then sat up and rubbed his eyes.
Dolokhov breathed heavily from weariness and spoke in abrupt sentences.