inarticulately


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in·ar·tic·u·late

 (ĭn′är-tĭk′yə-lĭt)
adj.
1. Uttered without the use of normal words or syllables; incomprehensible as speech or language: "a cry ... that ... sank down into an inarticulate whine" (Jack London).
2. Unable to speak; speechless: inarticulate with astonishment.
3. Unable to speak with clarity or eloquence: an inarticulate debater.
4. Going unexpressed: inarticulate sorrow.
5. Biology Not having joints or segments.

in′ar·tic′u·late·ly adv.
in′ar·tic′u·late·ness, in′ar·tic′u·la·cy (-lə-sē) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inarticulately - without eloquence; in an inarticulate manner; "the freshman expresses his thoughts inarticulately"
articulately, eloquently - with eloquence; "he expressed his ideas eloquently"
2.inarticulately - in an inarticulate manner; "he talked inarticulately about the accident that had just taken his wife's life"
articulately, eloquently - in an articulate manner; "he argued articulately for his plan"
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Translations

inarticulately

[ˌɪnɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪtlɪ] ADV he speaks inarticulatelytiene dificultad para expresarse
he was mumbling inarticulatelyhablaba entre dientes y apenas se le entendía
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inarticulately

adv (= incomprehensibly)unverständlich
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References in classic literature ?
The doctor murmured inarticulately, gave a long gasp or two and was still.
The next few words that escaped her were muttered inarticulately. Little by little, the false energy of fever was wearing itself out.
De Wardes bowed, and muttered to himself inarticulately.
The awful creature in my grasp mumbled inarticulately for a moment, then a sudden gleam of cunning shot into those hideous, close-set eyes.
"You don't know how fond I was of that one," Rawdon said, half- inarticulately. "Damme, I followed her like a footman.
This is he; this helpless, inarticulately murmuring, wandering old man pointed out.
"I am very sorry," said she inarticulately, through her tears, "I am very sorry indeed."
Directly Katharine moved she felt, inarticulately and violently, that she could not bear to let her go.
"You might have known." He seized her in his arms; again and again and again they clasped each other, murmuring inarticulately.
The little girl grumbled inarticulately and did not stir.
The assistant superintendent was so furious that for the first minute he could only splutter inarticulately. He leaped up from his seat.
11.14pm "The thing is, um, what I'm trying to say, very inarticulately, is that, um, in fact, perhaps, despite appearances, I like you, very much.