voicedness /voy"sid nis, voyst"nis/, n.
/voyst/, adj.
1. having a voice of a specified kind (usually used in combination): shrill-voiced.
2. expressed vocally: his voiced opinion.
3. Phonet. pronounced with glottal vibrations; phonated (contrasted with voiceless): "b," "v," and "z" are voiced.
[1590-1600; VOICE + -ED2, -ED3]

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