Synonyms of 'inarticulate'
1 falteringDictionary, halting, hesitant
He was inarticulate and rather shy.
2 incoherentDictionary, incomprehensible, unintelligible
He made an inarticulate noise in the back of his throat.
As the evening progressed he became increasingly incoherent.
Her speech was almost incomprehensible.
He muttered something unintelligible.
The lettering is fuzzy and indistinct.
3 muteDictionary, silent, dumb
extremes of anger, from inarticulate fury to mild irritation
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If someone is dumb on a particular occasion, they cannot speak because they are angry, shocked, or surprised.
We were all struck dumb for a minute.
If you speak or do something in a halting way, you speak or do it slowly and with a lot of hesitation, usually because you are uncertain about what to say or do next.
The officer replied in halting German.
If you are hesitant about doing something, you do not do it quickly or immediately, usually because you are uncertain, embarrassed, or worried.
She was hesitant about coming forward with her story.
Thesaurus for inarticulate from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone is inarticulate , they are unable to express themselves easily or well in speech.