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inarticulate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinarticulatein‧ar‧tic‧u‧late /ˌɪnɑːˈtɪkjələt◂ $ -ɑːr-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 EXPRESSnot able to express your feelings clearly or easily opp articulate 🔊 He left me inarticulate with rage.2 EXPRESSspeech that is inarticulate is not clearly expressed or pronounced opp articulate 🔊 Making an inarticulate sound, he turned away.inarticulately adverbinarticulateness noun [countable, uncountable]inarticulacy noun [countable, uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
inarticulateThe girl was young, primitive, inarticulate.They saw a sometimes remorseful, if inarticulate and profane, Davis recount his now-familiar tale of killing 12-year-old Polly.Maisie had always thought of herself as being uneducated and inarticulate, and was surprised that anyone should ask her opinion.It was fear mixed with inarticulate anger and expressed in strange, unsettling encounters.young and inarticulate childrenThe complete silence was made more striking by the occasional inarticulate cry of some old Phalangist.Her supplications thickened to an inarticulate growl.She was not even inarticulate in the sense that she could express her own feelings convincingly.He is a shy and inarticulate man.He was calling, making inarticulate noises, grunting and angry.Amiss was fascinated by the range of inarticulate sounds they could produce.Footballers are famous for being inarticulate when they are interviewed on TV, and Danny Lord was no exception.
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