Synonyms for strident

Synonyms for (adj) strident

Synonyms: raucous, strident

Definition: unpleasantly loud and harsh

Similar words: cacophonic, cacophonous

Definition: having an unpleasant sound

Usage: as cacophonous as a henyard- John McCarten

Synonyms: strident, shrill

Definition: being sharply insistent on being heard

Usage: strident demands; shrill criticism

Similar words: imperative

Definition: requiring attention or action

Usage: as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative; requests that grew more and more imperative

Synonyms: sibilant, spirant, continuant, strident, fricative

Definition: of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')

Similar words: soft

Definition: (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward the hard palate; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh')

Synonyms: strident, vociferous, clamant, clamorous, blatant

Definition: conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

Usage: blatant radios; a clamorous uproar; strident demands; a vociferous mob

Similar words: noisy

Definition: full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds

Usage: a noisy cafeteria; a small noisy dog

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