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Meaning of TONGUELESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  expressed without speech; especially because words would be inappropriate or inadequate; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
  2. [adj]  lacking power of speech
  3. [adj]  lacking a tongue; "tongueless moccasins"
 

TONGUELESS is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: inarticulate, mute, nonspeaking, unarticulate, unspoken, walk-on, wordless
 
 Antonyms: tongued
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tongue"less\, a.
1. Having no tongue.

2. Hence, speechless; mute. ``What tongueless blocks were
   they! would they not speak?'' --Shak.

3. Unnamed; not spoken of. [Obs.]

         One good deed dying tongueless.       --Shak.

 

 

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