aphonic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj aphonic being without sound through injury or illness and thus incapable of all but whispered speech
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Aphonic Without voice; voiceless; nonvocal; incapable of all but whispered speech.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aphonic Pertaining to or characterized by aphonia; speechless; dumb.
    • n aphonic A person affected with aphonia.
    • aphonic Having no sound or pronunciation.
    • aphonic Having no voiced quality; not voiced.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Aphonic voiceless
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. a, neg., phōnē, voice.