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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tongue·less /ˈtʌŋləs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tongue·less a.
 1. Having no tongue.
 2. Hence, speechless; mute. “What tongueless blocks were they! would they not speak?”
 3. Unnamed; not spoken of. [Obs.]
    One good deed dying tongueless.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking a tongue; "tongueless moccasins" [ant: tongued]
      2: lacking power of speech [syn: mute]
      3: expressed without speech; especially because words would be
         inappropriate or inadequate; "a mute appeal"; "a silent
         curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the
         words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief";
         "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
         [syn: mute, unspoken, wordless]