Definition of Aphonous

1. Adjective. Without a voice; voiceless; aphonic. ¹



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Definition of Aphonous

1. voiceless [adj]

Medical Definition of Aphonous

1. Relating to aphonia. Synonym: aphonous. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aphonous

aphilosophical
aphis lion
aphlogistic
aphobia
apholate
apholates
aphonia
aphonia paralytica
aphonias
aphonic
aphonic pectoriloquy
aphonics
aphonies
aphonogelia
aphonous (current term)
aphony
aphoria
aphorise
aphorised
aphorises
aphorising
aphorism
aphorismer
aphorismers
aphorisms
aphorist
aphoristic
aphoristical
aphoristically

Literary usage of Aphonous

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1. Stammering and stuttering by James Hunt (1870)
"It is, therefore, false to say that the larynx does not intervene in aphonous speech;—the laryngoscope proves the contrary." This fact forms the basis for ..."

2. Lectures on the Science of Language: Delivered at the Royal Institution of by F. Max (Friedrich Max) Müller, Royal institution of Great Britain (1890)
"Both p and b, as far as tone is concerned, are aphonous or mute. But b differs from p in so far as, in order to pronounce it, the breath is for a moment ..."

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