What is the opposite of articulate?

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Adjective
Opposite of having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently
“Howard tried to speak but all that came out was an inarticulate, squeaky gargle.”
Adjective
Opposite of reasonable and convincing
Adjective
Opposite of tending to talk a lot
Adjective
Opposite of fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing
Adjective
Opposite of communicated in a verbal manner
Adjective
Opposite of easy to understand
“It is a complicated problem that will require a bit of mulling over.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on, or displaying, common sense, logic, or rationality
Adjective
Opposite of showy in speech, language or writing
“He liked using simple words to ensure that he could be easily understood.”
Adjective
Opposite of communicated in a verbal manner
Adjective
Opposite of extremely clear in style and meaning
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by or capable of clear, sound reasoning
“No rational person would think of something so illogical as a car made entirely out of stone.”
Adjective
Opposite of easily understandable or perceived
“He was evasive and provided some very ambiguous answers to the questions asked of him.”
Adjective
Opposite of poised or dignified in style, tone, or form
“Barry mumbled his way through a messy and ineloquent speech about his troubled childhood.”
Adjective
Opposite of having two or more sections connected by a flexible joint
Adjective
Opposite of able to speak or write a particular foreign language easily and accurately
Verb
Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“I became flushed and flustered and I started to mumble nonsensically like the village idiot.”
Verb
(usually anatomy) Opposite of to form a joint or connect by joints
“That is the kind of cat-walk where you're constantly worried she might dislocate her hip joints.”
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Opposite of to state or express something in words (or sounds)
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Opposite of to express by using a particular form or arrangement of words
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Opposite of to speak in order to give information or express ideas or feelings
“Most of the children were quite happy to speak their minds, but Joey would just sit and listen.”
Verb
Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“The artist, generalizing from the facts of experience, combines concrete symbols absurdly so as to nonsensify pragmatic reality.”
Verb
Opposite of to emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
“To say that fantasy movies have not been a big draw at the box office is to understate the matter.”
Verb
Opposite of to pronounce vocally
“I've always had a tendency to trip over words or mispronounce words that I can say perfectly well in my head.”
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