having no tone
lacking colour or vitality
- tonelessly, adverb
- tonelessness, noun
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How to use toneless in a sentence
It was these voiceless spectres of a voice long dead that stirred the transparent silence, intoning toneless tones.In Search of the Unknown | Robert W. Chambers
Methods vary greatly as to the length of time devoted to toneless drills in breathing and breath-control.
As in the "opposed muscular" system, the initial exercises are toneless drills in breathing.
Example 1: The student takes a few preliminary toneless breaths.
Considerable practice and close attention are required in order to hold back the breath in toneless breathing exercises.