wordless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English wordles, equivalent to word +‎ -less. Compare Dutch woordeloos (speechless, inexpressible in words), German wortlos (silent, speechless), Danish ordløs (wordless), Swedish ordlös (wordless), Icelandic orðlaus (wordless, speechless).

Adjective[edit]

wordless (comparative more wordless, superlative most wordless)

  1. Conveyed without the use of words; unspoken or unsaid.
  2. Unable or unwilling to speak; dumb, silent or inarticulate.

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