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View definitions for sonority

sonority

noun as in resonance

noun as in volume

Strongest match

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Example Sentences

The first three movements are the best; the only charm of the fourth being its sonority, for the musical contents are poor.

It does not possess the rough gravity of the Spanish, and has too few of the i's and e's that soften the sonority of the Italian.

The hymn began to repeat itself, the individual words lost in the sonority of the hall.

From the phonetic point of view we may think of words and groups of words as consisting of a series of sounds of varying sonority.

We may indicate the sonority very roughly by lines; if we connect their top ends, we shall obtain a curve.

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sonority, such as: fullness, plangency, and vibration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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