[ US /ˈwɝdɫəs/ ]
[ UK /wˈɜːdləs/ ]
  1. expressed without speech
    choking exasperation and wordless shame
    a mute appeal
    best grief is tongueless
    a silent curse
    the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    unspoken grief
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How To Use wordless In A Sentence

  • Kim depends so much on wordless communication and meaningful interplay of glances.
  • Her hands clenched rhythmically in his hair as she cried out in the wordless language of ecstasy. TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH
  • Teigue wordlessly toed off his shoes, letting them hit the floor with two dull thuds.
  • Shi Jialei, who is talkative and always wears a smile, said he was a wordless and silent child before he came to the school.
  • A quick and wordless wrestle ensued, both men exerting themselves physically to pry away the files.
  • Other scenes describe the beauty of wordless communication with an infant, while another narrative traces the pain and anxiety of parents watching their premature baby fight for survival in a hospital incubator.
  • Her friend nodded wordlessly, and the two of them burst into tears and began hugging each other.
  • Dark, muffled organ sets the stage for a plaintive piano line, which is echoed by wordless singing.
  • In an echo of the wild rumpus scenes from "Where the Wild Things Are," we soon embark on six densely illustrated but wordless pages of roistering, in which Bumble-Ardy and his friends feed one another cake, rattle tambourines and prance about with birthday banners. Sendak's Party Animals
  • instrumental" in an effort to justify their wordless noise or songs with failed lyrics, just like how we, back in high school, kept calling the crappiest of our work "abstract. Both Sides of the Mouth
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