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Not uttered, pronounced, or made to sound.
- ‘A word can be closed with an unsounded consonant.’
- ‘An goes before words that start with the vowels a, e, i, o, and u and also before words that start with an unsounded h, as in ‘hourglass’ and ‘honor.’’
- ‘Words are said to be silent when they are unsounded in the pronunciation, though introduced in spelling and writing.’
- ‘No consonant goes unsounded - except of course those shunned by Cockney patois.’
- ‘For instance, in French, many consonants are unsounded a lot of the time.’
bottomless, unfathomable, unfathomed, unsounded, immeasurable, endless, infinite, measurelessView synonyms
- ‘They are mountains of huge boulders full of chasms that go down to unsounded depths.’
- ‘All of the coves and inlets are unsurveyed and unsounded.’
- ‘When they noticed that many shallow earthquakes came from under it, they searched seismograph records for similar earthquake centers in unsounded parts of the oceans.’
- ‘There have been incidents of grounding where ships have been operating where charts are inadequate and waters unsounded.’
- ‘No two cartographers, of course, will produce exactly the same set of contours in unsounded portions of the mapped area.’
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