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1. strident

adjective. ['ˈstraɪdənt'] being sharply insistent on being heard.

Synonyms

  • shrill

Antonyms

  • tough
  • coldhearted

Etymology

  • stridens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Strident

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word strident


1. Adjective
Whimpers are like whines, but never loud and strident.

2. strident

adjective. ['ˈstraɪdənt'] of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as f',s', z', orth' in both thin' andthen').

Synonyms

  • fricative
  • sibilant
  • spirant
  • continuant

Antonyms

  • inclement
  • difficult
  • fit
  • heavy

Etymology

  • stridens (Latin)

3. strident

adjective. ['ˈstraɪdənt'] unpleasantly loud and harsh.

Synonyms

  • cacophonous
  • raucous

Antonyms

  • softness
  • loud
  • noisy

Etymology

  • stridens (Latin)

4. strident

adjective. ['ˈstraɪdənt'] conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry.

Synonyms

  • clamant
  • noisy
  • blatant
  • vociferous

Antonyms

  • forte
  • unpermissive
  • bright
  • antagonistic

Etymology

  • stridens (Latin)
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