wordless

[ wurd-lis ]
/ ˈwɜrd lɪs /

adjective

speechless, silent, or mute.
not put into words; unexpressed.

Nearby words

  1. wordbreak,
  2. worde,
  3. worde, wynkyn de,
  4. wordie,
  5. wording,
  6. wordlessly,
  7. wordmonger,
  8. wordplay,
  9. words,
  10. words fail me

Origin of wordless

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

Related formsword·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 Formswordlessly, adverbwordlessness, noun

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