(of the voice) not inflected
monotonic uninflected speech
- expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection
`boy' and `swim' are uninflected English words
How To Use uninflected In A Sentence
- monotonic uninflected speech
- Yet as the novel proceeds and Robert gains freedom and position, he adopts the uninflected voice that corresponds to his new middle-class status.
- But Eve speaks for herself, softly, in a tone of uninflected innocence: ‘A Martini.’
- The call-and-response dynamic in this scene allows discrete space for dialect and uninflected speech, but clearly emphasizes the mingling of the two voices in a communal speech act.
- Even in the fierce cauldron of the sports arena and on the hotplate of romance, she keeps heading back to the middle, where her dialogue sounds roughly as uninflected as a library conversation.
- A flat voice might be one that is emotionless or uninflected, and American speech is stereotypically uninflected by comparison to British speech.
- Eventually, Misa corrected herself and stopped using uninflected verbs in the [I'm + X] pattern.
- `Ellel, Empress," they chanted together in their metallic, uninflected voices. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS
- The bloody sergeant's report is delivered by Dan Moran on his back in a kind of machine-made monotone so uninflected that the ear refuses to digest it.
- ‘She's yours,’ Chris said and I thought I heard a hint of amusement behind the uninflected words.