not audible; incapable of being heard.
Origin of inaudible
Related formsin·au·di·bil·i·ty, in·au·di·ble·ness, nounin·au·di·bly, adverb
First recorded in 1595–1605; in-3
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Examples from the Web for inaudibly
Historical Examples of inaudibly
“Good-night, Adelaide,” I said, inaudibly; and she loosed my hand.
She muttered something, but inaudibly, and they went on as before.
Insensibly and inaudibly my soul speaks to its own, and prepares it even now.
"He has fooled you," she murmured, inaudibly, before he spoke.
I do, said Aunt Pussy, as inaudibly as a bride at the altar.
British Dictionary definitions for inaudibly
Derived Formsinaudibility or inaudibleness, nouninaudibly, adverb
not loud enough to be heard; not audible
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Word Origin and History for inaudibly
mid-15c., "unfit to be heard;" c.1600, "unable to be heard," from Latin inaudibilis "inaudible," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + audibilis (see audible). Related: Inaudibly; inaudibility.
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