HyperDic: inarticulate

English > 1 sense of the word inarticulate:
ADJECTIVEallinarticulate, unarticulatewithout or deprived of the use of speech or words
inarticulate > pronunciation
Soundsihnaartih'kyahlaht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > inarticulate: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningWithout or deprived of the use of speech or words.
Examples
  • "inarticulate beasts"
  • "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"
  • "inarticulate with rage"
  • "an inarticulate cry"
Synonymunarticulate
NarroweraphasicUnable to speak because of a brain lesion
aphonic, voicelessWithout sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech
dumb, mute, silentUnable to speak because of hereditary deafness
dumblacking the power of human speech
incoherent, tongue-tiedUnable to express yourself clearly or fluently
mute, tongueless, unspoken, wordlessExpressed without speech
speechless, dumbtemporarily incapable of speaking
unarticulatedUttered without the use of normal words or syllables
See alsouncommunicative, incommunicativenot inclined to talk / talk / talk or give information or express opinions
OppositearticulateExpressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language / language
Spanishinarticulado
Catalaninarticulat
Adverbsinarticulatelyin an inarticulate manner
inarticulatelywithout eloquence

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