inaudible (adj.) mid-15c., "unfit to be heard;" c.1600, "unable to be heard," from L. inaudibilis "inaudible," from in- “not” (see IN- (Cf. in-) (1)) + audibilis (see AUDIBLE (Cf. audible)). Related: Inaudibly; inaudibility.

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  • inaudible — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede oír: Su voz era inaudible, apenas un susurro …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Inaudible — In*au di*ble, a. [L. inaudibilis; pref. in not + audire to hear: cf. F. unaudible. See {In } not, and {Audible}.] Not audible; incapable of being heard; silent. {In*au di*ble*ness}, n. {In*au di*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inaudible — index inarticulate, indistinct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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