subvocalization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ vocalization

Noun[edit]

subvocalization (countable and uncountable, plural subvocalizations)

  1. (uncountable) The formation in thought of words or statements, which are expressed inwardly but not uttered aloud.
  2. (countable) Subvocal words or statements so formed.

References[edit]

  • subvocalization” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.
  • subvocalization” in Microsoft's Encarta World English Dictionary, North American Edition (2007)
  • Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary (1987-1996)