1. Not uttered with articulation or intelligible distinctness, as speech or words.
Music which is inarticulate poesy. --Dryden.
2. Zool. (a) Not jointed or articulated; having no distinct body segments; as, an inarticulate worm. (b) Without a hinge; -- said of an order (Inarticulata or Ecardines) of brachiopods.
3. Incapable of articulating. [R.]
The poor earl, who is inarticulate with palsy. --Walpole.
adj : without or deprived of the use of speech or words;
"inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate
and saying something noncommital"; "inarticulate with
rage"; "an inarticulate cry" [syn: unarticulate]