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un·voiced

 (ŭn-voist′)
adj.
1. Not expressed or uttered: unvoiced fears.
2. Linguistics Voiceless: unvoiced consonants.

unvoiced

(ʌnˈvɔɪst)
adj
1. not expressed or spoken
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) articulated without vibration of the vocal cords; voiceless

un•voiced

(ʌnˈvɔɪst)

adj.
1. not voiced; not uttered: unvoiced complaints.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unvoiced - produced without vibration of the vocal cords; "unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'"
sonant, voiced, soft - produced with vibration of the vocal cords; "a frequently voiced opinion"; "voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'";
2.unvoiced - not made explicitunvoiced - not made explicit; "the unexpressed terms of the agreement"; "things left unsaid"; "some kind of unspoken agreement"; "his action is clear but his reason remains unstated"
implicit, inexplicit - implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something; "an implicit agreement not to raise the subject"; "there was implicit criticism in his voice"; "anger was implicit in the argument"; "the oak is implicit in the acorn"

unvoiced

adjective
Translations

unvoiced

[ˈʌnˈvɔɪst] ADJ
1. [opinion, sentiment] → no expresado
2. (Ling) [consonant] → sordo

unvoiced

adj
(Phon) → stimmlos

unvoiced

[ʌnˈvɔɪst] adj (consonant) → sordo/a; (opinion) → inespresso/a
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