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nonvocal

[ voh-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF nonvocal
  • as ininaudible
  • as inmum
  • as insilent
  • as inhushed

Synonyms for nonvocal

  • hushed
  • imperceptible
  • muffled
  • unhearable
  • closemouthed
  • faint
  • low
  • mum
  • mumbled
  • mute
  • muted
  • noiseless
  • not talkative
  • quiet
  • soundless
  • still
  • unclear
  • uncommunicative
  • voiceless
  • wordless
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They're not really nontelepathic, any more than the Kierawelans, for example, are nonvocal.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "spoken, oral," from Old French vocal, from Latin vocalis "sounding, sonorous, speaking," as a noun, "a vowel," from vox (genitive vocis) "voice" (see voice (n.)). In reference to music (as opposed to instrumental), first recorded 1580s; meaning "outspoken" first attested 1871. Vocal cords is from 1872; see cord.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NONVOCAL

hushed

adjectivesilent

mum

adjectivesilent
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