aphonic

[ey-fon-ik, ey-foh-nik]
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adjective
  1. mouthed but not spoken; noiseless; silent.
  2. Phonetics.
    1. lacking phonation; unvoiced.
    2. without voice; voiceless.
  3. Pathology. affected with aphonia.
noun
  1. Pathology. a person who is affected with aphonia.

Origin of aphonic

1820–30; < Greek áphōn(os) voiceless (see aphonia) + -ic
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Related Words for aphonic

dumb, inarticulate, mute, silent, speechless

British Dictionary definitions for aphonic

aphonic

adjective
  1. affected with aphonia
  2. phonetics
    1. not representing a spoken sound, as k in know
    2. voiceless or devoiced
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