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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·ness, in′ar·tic′u·la·cy (-lə-sē) n.
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|Adv.||1.||inarticulately - without eloquence; in an inarticulate manner; "the freshman expresses his thoughts inarticulately"|
|2.||inarticulately - in an inarticulate manner; "he talked inarticulately about the accident that had just taken his wife's life"|
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inarticulately[ˌɪnɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪtlɪ] ADV he speaks inarticulately → tiene dificultad para expresarse
he was mumbling inarticulately → hablaba entre dientes y apenas se le entendía
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adv (= incomprehensibly) → unverständlich
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