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See definition of sonority on Dictionary.com
  • as inresonance
  • as insound
  • as involume

synonyms for sonority

  • fullness
  • plangency
  • vibration
  • accent
  • harmony
  • melody
  • music
  • noise
  • note
  • tone
  • vibration
  • voice
  • din
  • intonation
  • loudness
  • modulation
  • pitch
  • racket
  • report
  • resonance
  • reverberation
  • ringing
  • softness
  • sonorousness
  • static
  • tenor
  • tonality
  • sonance
  • sonancy
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How to use sonority in a sentence

The first three movements are the best; the only charm of the fourth being its sonority, for the musical contents are poor.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
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.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The hymn began to repeat itself, the individual words lost in the sonority of the hall.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
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.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
We may indicate the sonority very roughly by lines; if we connect their top ends, we shall obtain a curve.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
Thus the word sonority might be represented as follows (no attempt is here made at scientific accuracy).
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
The syllable has great inherent sonority and does not fluctuate significantly as to quantity and stress.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
From far up the avenue came the boom of an ox-horn, militant, almost brazen in its sonority.
THE DOOMSMANVAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
He gives the syllables a different quantity, a different sonority; they no longer rest, they rock to and fro.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
If the reply be negative, then what remains is the magnificence of the imagery and the sonority of the diction.
THE BRIDLING OF PEGASUSALFRED AUSTIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SONORITY

  • fullness
  • plangency
  • sonority
  • vibration
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.