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1. prosody

noun. ['ˈprɑːsədi'] the patterns of stress and intonation in a language.

Synonyms

  • pitch contour
  • speech
  • enjambement
  • rhythm
  • stress
  • emphasis
  • modulation
  • accent
  • inflection
  • intonation
  • speech rhythm
  • caesura
  • delivery
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • prosodie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • prosodia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Prosody

  • anybody
  • arkadi
  • briody
  • cannady
  • carmody
  • cassady
  • comedy
  • custody
  • dermody
  • kanady
  • kennedy
  • labadie
  • malady
  • mcgillicuddy
  • melody
  • mohamadi
  • mullady
  • nobody
  • paradee
  • parody

How do you pronounce prosody?

Pronounce prosody as ˈprɑsədi.

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Sentences with prosody


1. Noun, singular or mass
There are activities that can be used to improve prosody during reading.

2. prosody

noun. ['ˈprɑːsədi'] (prosody) a system of versification.

Synonyms

  • sprung rhythm
  • verse form
  • versification
  • poem
  • meter
  • rhythmic pattern
  • poetic rhythm
  • measure
  • cadence
  • metre

Antonyms

  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • criticize

Etymology

  • prosodie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • prosodia (Latin)

3. prosody

noun. ['ˈprɑːsədi'] the study of poetic meter and the art of versification.

Synonyms

  • poetics

Antonyms

  • foreground
  • death

Etymology

  • prosodie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • prosodia (Latin)
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