Main definitions of wordlessly in English

: wordlessly1wordlessly2

wordlessly1

adverb

  • See wordless

    • ‘Asked why he was robbing the house, one man wordlessly pointed to his open mouth to indicate he was hungry.’
    • ‘Nearby, a woman and her daughter clasped each other, crying wordlessly.’
    • ‘He took the shovel from me and wordlessly filled the hole in, even spread some snow overtop to make it look undisturbed.’
    • ‘Afterwards he went around, palm up, wordlessly asking for something, anything.’
    • ‘She would look up, notice me, smile, and look down once again wordlessly to continue.’

Pronunciation

wordlessly

/ˈwəːdləsli/

Main definitions of wordlessly in English

: wordlessly1wordlessly2

wordlessly2

adverb

  • See wordless

    • ‘She opened her mouth wordlessly, contemplating if she should tell him anything else.’
    • ‘My hands flew to my head and I wailed wordlessly at the injustice.’
    • ‘She tossed the bottle of aspirin to him wordlessly.’
    • ‘More than a little stunned by the harshness of his tone, she stepped back wordlessly to allow them entry to her home.’
    • ‘Wordlessly, he held out an arm, giving a silent offer to carry the child to the mother.’

Pronunciation

wordlessly

/ˈwəːdləsli/