Definitions of voicelessness
  1. noun
    a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice
    synonyms: aphonia
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    type of:
    defect of speech, speech defect, speech disorder
    a disorder of oral speech
  2. noun
    speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    synonyms: susurration, whisper, whispering
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    stage whisper
    a loud whisper that can be overheard; on the stage it is heard by the audience but it supposed to be inaudible to the rest of the cast
    type of:
    speaking, speech production
    the utterance of intelligible speech
  3. noun
    having no voice in the management or control of affairs
    “the voicelessness of those who live in situations of hopelessness”
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    type of:
    impotence, impotency, powerlessness
    the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
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