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shrill

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  • adjhigh-pitched, harsh in sound
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Synonyms for shrill

adj high-pitched, harsh in sound
  • deafening
  • discordant
  • earsplitting
  • noisy
  • piercing
  • raucous
  • sharp
  • strident
  • blaring
  • clanging
  • penetrating
  • piping
  • screeching
  • thin
  • treble
  • acute
  • argute
  • blatant
  • cacophonous
  • clangorous
  • ear-piercing
  • high
  • metallic

Antonyms for shrill

  • calm
  • low
  • mild
  • moderate
  • quiet
  • soft
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to shrill

brassy

adjective. vulgar, loud to the senses

clarion

adjective. clear, stirring sound

earsplitting

adjective. loud

grating

adjective. irritating; scraping

high-pitched

adjective. high in sound

hiss

verb. make buzzing sound; ridicule
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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