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1. syncopation

noun. ['ˈsɪŋkəˌpeɪʃən'] a musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • rhythm

Antonyms

  • conformist
  • rested
  • polyphonic music

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • syncopate (English)
  • syncopatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Syncopation

  • abbreviation
  • abdication
  • abduction
  • abduction
  • aberration
  • abolition
  • abomination
  • abortion
  • abrogation
  • absolution
  • absorption
  • absorption
  • abstraction
  • acceleration
  • accession
  • acclamation
  • acclimation
  • accommodation
  • accreditation
  • accretion

Sentences with syncopation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Move your kick and snare to the second and fourth beats for a quick syncopation.

2. syncopation

noun. ['ˈsɪŋkəˌpeɪʃən'] music (especially dance music) that has a syncopated rhythm.

Antonyms

  • refresh

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • syncopate (English)
  • syncopatus (Latin)

3. syncopation

noun. ['ˈsɪŋkəˌpeɪʃən'] (phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in fo'c'sle' forforecastle').

Synonyms

  • syncope

Antonyms

  • polyphony
  • monophonic music

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • syncopate (English)
  • syncopatus (Latin)
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