- without voice; unvoiced; surd; aphonic (contrasted with voiced): “p,” “f,” and “s” are voiceless.
- uttered without phonation.
OTHER WORDS FROM voicelessvoice·less·ly, adverbvoice·less·ness, noun
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How to use voiceless in a sentence
Many of humanity’s most intractable problems are caused by keeping the Other voiceless.
I’m also able to open the door for the voiceless so that they can be seen and heard in the room.
If elected, I pledge to be a voice for the voiceless in Falls Church.Non-binary candidate looks to fill Falls Church City Council seat|Steph Purifoy|October 6, 2020|Washington Blade
They do give a voice to the voiceless, but they can also lead to consequences that those who are challenging the system don’t intend.Violent protests against police brutality in the ’60s and ’90s changed public opinion|German Lopez|August 28, 2020|Vox
Still, the Voice served as an important platform for the otherwise voiceless left out of the mainstream discussion during both Stonewall and the paper’s 60-year run.How the New York Media Covered The Stonewall Riots|LGBTQ-Editor|June 23, 2020|No Straight News
They were gathered there, Black said, to be a "voice for the voiceless."Capitol Hill's Black Staffers Walk Out to Say ‘Hands Up, Don't Shoot!’|Tim Mak|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wanted to give a voice to the voiceless, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.Obama Administration and Sotloff Family Battle Over Blame for Journalist’s Kidnapping|Josh Rogin|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And overwhelmingly, the communities who suffer the most are those who are the most vulnerable and voiceless.A Challenge to New Media Moguls Pierre Omidyar and Jeff Bezos|Alexander Busansky|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Human-rights movements have traditionally existed to help the voiceless and those without agency gain progressively more rights.
Is giving voice to the voiceless worth less than other work?Hurricane Sandy Anniversary a Reminder of the Power of Volunteers|Jill W. Iscol|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The trader seemed to be paralyzed, for he had remained voiceless during the stirring events.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
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
The grass still made a carpet over its roots, inviting me to sprawl at full length and renew our voiceless communion.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
When Bruce saw this damnable thing he understood, and he shook with horror and voiceless rage.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
Hitherto they had been voiceless, wordless, needing all their breath for their hard-labouring efforts to break down the gates.North and South|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell