Synonyms for surd

Synonyms for (noun) surd

Synonyms: surd, voiceless consonant

Definition: a consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords

Similar words: consonant

Definition: a speech sound that is not a vowel

Synonyms for (adj) surd

Synonyms: voiceless, unvoiced, hard, surd

Definition: produced without vibration of the vocal cords

Usage: unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'

Similar words: whispered

Definition: spoken in soft hushed tones without vibrations of the vocal cords

Usage: a long whispered conversation

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