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 fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing
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 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 reasonable and convincing
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 smoothly graceful and effortless
Adjective
Opposite of sounded with vibration of the vocal cords
Adjective
Opposite of having two or more sections connected by a flexible joint
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.”
Verb
Opposite of to speak or to use words to express
Verb
Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“I understand that you don't quite agree with that?”
Verb
Opposite of to give an account of
“Stay awhile and listen!”
Verb
Opposite of to emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
Verb
Opposite of to declare loudly, openly or publicly
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