find (one's) voice

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find (one's) voice

1. To find one's distinctive style or vision of artistic expression. I think this is your best story yet, Betsy—you've really found your voice as a writer. It takes time to find your voice, but I'm confident you'll get there by the end of our photography class.
2. To regain the ability to speak, especially after something frightening or startling has happened. It took him a minute, but Pete found his voice again after we startled him at his surprise party.
See also: find, voice

find your ˈvoice/ˈtongue

(informal) finally be able to speak after being too nervous or shy to do so: He sat silent through the first half of the meeting before he found his tongue.
See also: find, tongue, voice
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A paragraph late in Finding Our Voices is applicable to all: "Each of these women, through her relationship to her own humanity, through her capacities to perceive dimensions and relational patterns in reality that others could not, through her deliberate actions aimed toward others and the world to restore harmonious relations and richer existence, embodied dimensions of Wisdom.