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English

Etymology

From Middle English wordles, equivalent to word +‎ -less. Compare Dutch woordeloos (speechless, inexpressible in words), German wortlos (silent, speechless), Danish ordløs (wordless), Swedish ordlös (wordless), Icelandic orðlaus (wordless, speechless).

Adjective

wordless (comparative more wordless, superlative most wordless)

  1. Conveyed without the use of words; unspoken or unsaid.
  2. Unable or unwilling to speak; dumb, silent or inarticulate.

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