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SONORITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does sonority mean? 

SONORITY (noun)
  The noun SONORITY has 1 sense:

1. having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant

  Familiarity information: SONORITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SONORITY (noun)


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Meaning:

Having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

plangency; reverberance; sonority; sonorousness; vibrancy; resonance; ringing

Hypernyms ("sonority" is a kind of...):

quality; timber; timbre; tone ((music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound))


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