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1. shrillness

noun. having the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound.

Synonyms

  • quality
  • tone
  • stridency
  • stridence
  • timber

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • generality
  • fruitfulness
  • naivete

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • shrill (English)
  • shrille (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. shrillness

noun. the quality of being sharp or harsh to the senses.

Synonyms

  • interest

Antonyms

  • fidelity
  • worthlessness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • shrill (English)
  • shrille (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word shrillness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lower this frequency range to cut down on excessive raspiness or shrillness.

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