unsyllabled


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unsyllabled

(ʌnˈsɪləbəld)
adj
(Linguistics) literary not involving syllables; not formed into syllables; not expressed or articulated in syllabled speech
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Adj.1.unsyllabled - not articulated in syllables
nonsyllabic, unsyllabic - not forming a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable; consisting of a consonant sound accompanied in the same syllable by a vowel sound or consisting of a vowel sound dominated by other vowel sounds in a syllable (as the second vowel in a falling diphthong); "the nonsyllabic `n' in `botany' when it is pronounced `botny'"; "the nonsyllabic `i' in `oi'"
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At the conference the mostly Black audience felt that "here at last was the fearless voice of long stifled desires of their hearts, at last comprehension, here was the translation of hitherto unsyllabled unuttered prayers." (29) Logan remembers the Paris session as the most largely attended though most delegates were from non-African countries.