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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of lacking the ability to express oneself, esp. in clear and effective speech

Usage examples (33)
  • Indeed his inarticulateness was a bad factor when it came to recovery from the blow that had been dealt him.
  • So is his utterly uncharacteristic inarticulateness.
  • He was confused, painfully conscious of his inarticulateness.
  • But he too disappears into the London Fog of his own inarticulateness. for more
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