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

synonyms for sonority

  • 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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antonyms for sonority

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  • cacophony
  • silence
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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
      JULY 31, 2021
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      admonition

      WORDS RELATED TO SONORITY

      • fullness
      • plangency
      • sonority
      • vibration
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