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wordless

[ wurd-lis ]
/ ˈwɜrd lɪs /
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adjective
speechless, silent, or mute.
not put into words; unexpressed.
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Origin of wordless

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at word, -less

OTHER WORDS FROM wordless

word·less·ly, adverbword·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for wordless

wordless
/ (ˈwɜːdlɪs) /

adjective
inarticulate or silent
music of or relating to vocal music that is not provided with an articulated texta wordless chorus

Derived forms of wordless

wordlessly, adverbwordlessness, noun
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