inarticulate inarticulate  /ɪ nɑr ˈtɪk jə lət/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without or deprived of the use of speech or words

Usage(s):

  1. Alternately cranky, elderly, caustic, equivocating, inarticulate, passionless.
  2. This eccentric mix of humor and horror, of prattle and inarticulate profundity, influenced writers from Tom Stoppard to Edward Albee.
  3. Alternately cranky, elderly, caustic, equivocating, inarticulate, passionless.

News

  • Fear And Loathing Of Genetic Engineering At The Los Angeles Times

    There’s plenty of inaccurate, misleading and ungrammatical information on the Internet, of course, but last week I was surprised to see it on the opinion page of one of the nation’s premier newspapers – an uninformed, inarticulate diatribe about genetic engineering by Los Angeles Times editorial writer and occasional columnist Karin Klein.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "African-American presidential candidates like Jesse Jackson, Shirley Chisholm, Carol Moseley Braun and Al Sharpton gave a voice to many important issues through their campaigns, and no one would call them inarticulate," Obama said.
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Bradenton Herald

  2. "The president is using a primitive, inarticulate argument that leaves him open to criticism and caricature," said James Jay Carafano, a homeland-security and counterterrorism expert for the Heritage Foundation, a conservative policy...
    on Apr 8, 2007 By: James Jay Source: Seattle Times

  3. "All I can tell you is I play a lonely introverted character down on his luck, unsure and inarticulate. Everyone takes advantage of the guy I play," Farhan said.
    on Feb 13, 2010 By: Farhan Akhtar Source: Times of India

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