1. adjective You say that someone is wordless when they do not say anything, especially at a time when they are expected to say something. [literary] ⇒ She stared back, now wordless. ⇒ Here and there, husbands sit in wordless despair. wordlessly
adverb [ADV with v] ⇒ Gil downed his food wordlessly, his attention far away. 2. adjective [usu ADJ n] If someone makes a wordless sound, they make a sound that does not seem to contain any words. [literary] ⇒ ...a wordless chant. ⇒ He shrieked a long, wordless cry.
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