HyperDic: strident

English > 4 senses of the word strident:
ADJECTIVEallstrident, blatant, clamant, clamorous, vociferousconspicuously and offensively loud
allstrident, fricative, continuant, sibilant, spirantof speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as 'f', 's', 'z', or 'th' in both 'thin' and 'then')
allstrident, shrillbeing sharply insistent on being heard
allstrident, raucousunpleasantly loud and harsh
strident > pronunciation
Soundsstray'dahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > strident: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry.
Example "strident demands"
Synonymsblatant, clamant, clamorous, vociferous
BroadernoisyFull of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds
Spanishescandaloso, voceador, vociferador, vocinglero
Catalanbaladrer, cridaner, escandolós, vociferant
Nounsstridence, stridencyhaving the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound
English > strident: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as 'f', 's', 'z', or 'th' in both 'thin' and 'then').
Synonymsfricative, continuant, sibilant, spirant
Broadersoft(of speech sounds)
Spanishaspirante, fricativo, sibilante
Catalanaspirant, fricatiu, sibilant
English > strident: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningsharply insistent on being heard.
Example"strident demands"
Synonymshrill
Broaderimperativerequiring attention or action
Spanishestridente
Catalanestrident
English > strident: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningunpleasantly loud and harsh.
Synonymraucous
Broadercacophonous, cacophonicHaving an unpleasant sound
Spanishestridente
Catalanestrident
Nounsstridencehaving the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound
Adverbsstridentlyin a strident manner

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