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a·pho·ni·a

 (ā-fō′nē-ə)
n.
Loss of the voice resulting from disease, injury to the vocal cords, or various psychological causes, such as hysteria.

[New Latin aphōnia, from Greek aphōniā, speechlessness, from aphōnos, voiceless : a-, without; see a-1 + phōnē, voice; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

a·phon′ic (ā-fŏn′ĭk, ā-fō′nĭk) adj.

aphonic

(əˈfɒnɪk)
adj
1. (Pathology) affected with aphonia
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics
a. not representing a spoken sound, as k in know
b. voiceless or devoiced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aphonic - being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech
inarticulate, unarticulate - without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry"

aphonic

adjective
Lacking the power or faculty of speech:
Translations

aphonic

[ˌeɪˈfɒnɪk] ADJafónico

a·phon·ic

a. afónico-a, sin sonido, sin voz.
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