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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Having the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound; The quality of being sharp or harsh to the senses.

Usage examples (37)
  • The shrillness of her hair color
  • What I find frustrating about your shrillness is precisely that it seems to be an objective in itself.
  • Just like they want to butch-out or bitch-out Hillary with her "shrillness" or "ambition."
  • Notable about this election, (and a great disappointment to this partisan observer,) is the sheer 'shrillness' of the rhetoric. for more
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