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mouthed but not spoken; noiseless; silent.

lacking phonation; unvoiced.
without voice; voiceless.

Pathology. affected with aphonia.
Pathology. a person who is affected with .
affected with aphonia

not representing a spoken sound, as k in know
voiceless or devoiced


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