sonorousness meaning

  "sonorousness" in a sentence
Noun: sonorousness  su'nurusnus
  1. Having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    - plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonority, vibrancy

Derived forms: sonorousnesses

See also: sonorous

Type of: quality, timber, timbre, tone


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  1. Besides, the literary narration, the way of telling the story, the style, the sonorousness of the phrases, [ and ] the composition are all just as beautiful and interesting as the events that unfold.
  2. "These are instruments with mouth-piece and a mechanism of three cylinders; they are of enormous sonorousness, carrying far, and producing extraordinary effect in military bands intended to be heard in the open air.
  3. Le Monde, the country's most respected daily, suggested that the North American media had become overexcited about the figure skating controversy by giving an " unprecedented sonorousness " to a dispute over a fractional score difference.
  4. In " Buy One Get One Free, " two prostitutes solicit a customer with rhyming doggerel; it shows off Silverstein's virtuosic gift for wordplay, but the gag wears out and the sonorousness of line endings ( virginity / vicinity, effrontery / in front of me ) grows treacly.
  5. While professing to treasure that sound, both conductors sought to temper it in certain repertory with qualities more valued by other orchestras, often at the expense of overall sonorousness and color : clean, crisp rhythmic articulation; lean, pliant melodic line; and a general versatility of style, with the sound changing to suit different composers.

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