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synonyms for inarticulate

  • incoherent
  • blurred
  • dumb
  • faltering
  • halting
  • hesitant
  • hesitating
  • inaudible
  • incomprehensible
  • indistinct
  • maundering
  • muffled
  • mumbled
  • mumbling
  • mute
  • obscure
  • reticent
  • silent
  • speechless
  • stammering
  • tongue-tied
  • unclear
  • unintelligible
  • unspoken
  • unuttered
  • unvocal
  • unvoiced
  • vague
  • voiceless
  • wordless
See also synonyms for: inarticulateness

antonyms for inarticulate

MOST RELEVANT
  • articulate
  • communicative
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How to use inarticulate in a sentence

Bernard folded his hands together—almost devoutly—and stood gazing at her with a long, inarticulate murmur of satisfaction.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Never had Tom seen his gay and careless cousin in such guise: he was restless, silent, intense and inarticulate.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
But also it was an inarticulate yearning to find that state of safety where he and she dwelt secure from separation—in the 'sea.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Shrieking inarticulate anathema, he rushed downstairs, the man in the green baize apron following at his heels.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Down the long corridors the wind mysteriously whispered, rising in inarticulate moanings and woeful sighs, as of souls in pain.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
His face clouds and, bending over the beef, he growls a few inarticulate words at it.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Generally at such times she did not think of anything, but lay immersed in an inarticulate well-being.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
Those who have endeavored to talk with them speak of their utterance as being inarticulate in sound.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The language of the Akka is of a very undeveloped type, and seems a link between articulate and inarticulate speech.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
He turned with an inarticulate cry and went hurriedly over to the switch and flung on the lights.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INARTICULATE

  • dumb
  • inarticulate
  • mute
  • silent
  • speechless
  • unarticulate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.