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Noun: voicelessness  voys-lus-nus
  1. A disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice
    - aphonia
     
  2. Speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    - whisper, whispering, susurration
     
  3. Having no voice in the management or control of affairs
    "the voicelessness of those who live in situations of hopelessness"

Type of: defect of speech, impotence, impotency, powerlessness, speaking, speech defect, speech disorder, speech production

Encyclopedia: Voicelessness