inaudible


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Related to inaudible: aloof, ebullience

in·au·di·ble

 (ĭn-ô′də-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to hear: an inaudible conversation.

in·au′di·bil′i·ty n.
in·au′di·bly adv.

inaudible

(ɪnˈɔːdəbəl)
adj
not loud enough to be heard; not audible
inˌaudiˈbility, inˈaudibleness n
inˈaudibly adv

in•au•di•ble

(ɪnˈɔ də bəl)

adj.
not audible.
[1595–1605]
in•au`di•bil′i•ty, in•au′di•ble•ness, n.
in•au′di•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inaudible - impossible to hearinaudible - impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear; "an inaudible conversation"
imperceptible, unperceivable - impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses; "an imperceptible drop in temperature"; "an imperceptible nod"; "color is unperceivable to the touch"
quiet - free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet"
audible, hearable - heard or perceptible by the ear; "he spoke in an audible whisper"

inaudible

adjective indistinct, low, stifled, mumbling, unheard, out of earshot His voice was almost inaudible.
clear, distinct, audible, discernible, perceptible
Translations
غَيْر مَسْموع
neslyšitelný
uhørlig
nem hallható
óheyranlegur
negirdimasnegirdimumasvos girdimai
nedzirdams
nepočuteľný
duyulamaz

inaudible

[ɪnˈɔːdəbl] ADJinaudible
he was almost inaudibleapenas se le podía oír

inaudible

[ɪnˈɔːdɪbəl] adjinaudible

inaudible

adj, inaudibly
advunhörbar (to für)

inaudible

[ɪnˈɔːdəbl] adjappena percettibile

inaudible

(inˈoːdəbl) adjective
not loud or clear enough to be heard. Her voice was inaudible because of the noise.
inˈaudibly adverb
inˌaudiˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
Just then she was both, for it was perfectly evident from the knowing glances exchanged among the gentlemen that her little fiction of `my friend' was considered a good joke, and a laugh, produced by some inaudible remark of the editor, as he closed the door, completed her discomfiture.
His companions were not long in comprehending his wishes, and laying aside their firearms, they parted, taking opposite sides of the path, and burying themselves in the thicket, with such cautious movements, that their steps were inaudible.
Inaudible the creaking joints of her stiffened knees, as she knelt down by the bedside.
Steelkilt here hissed out something, inaudible to all but the Captain; who, to the amazement of all hands, started back, paced the deck rapidly two or three times, and then suddenly throwing down his rope, said,"I won't do it --let him go--cut him down: d'ye hear?
The spoken words that are inaudible among the flying spindles; those same words are plainly heard without the walls, bursting from the opened casements.
This done, she once more addressed herself to Noel Vanstone, carefully lowering her voice, so as to render it inaudible to any one who might be listening in the passage outside.
Games at cards languished, players at dominoes musingly built towers with them, drinkers drew figures on the tables with spilt drops of wine, Madame Defarge herself picked out the pattern on her sleeve with her toothpick, and saw and heard something inaudible and invisible a long way off.
Uncle Scrooge had imperceptibly become so gay and light of heart, that he would have pledged the unconscious company in return, and thanked them in an inaudible speech, if the Ghost had given him time.
The flute becomes inaudible, the wheels of the coach are heard instead, and I am on my journey.
The young professor had been toiling over it for three years and it had constantly baffled him, until, on this hot afternoon in June, 1875, he heard an almost inaudible sound--a faint TWANG--come from the machine itself.
The tact and skill which suffice to avert a Woman's sting are unequal to the task of stopping a Woman's mouth; and as the wife has absolutely nothing to say, and absolutely no constraint of wit, sense, or conscience to prevent her from saying it, not a few cynics have been found to aver that they prefer the danger of the death-dealing but inaudible sting to the safe sonorousness of a Woman's other end.
Dantes in his cell heard the noise of preparation, -- sounds that at the depth where he lay would have been inaudible to any but the ear of a prisoner, who could hear the plash of the drop of water that every hour fell from the roof of his dungeon.