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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of pronuncing with a hissing or whistling sound; A fricative sound (especially to express disapproval).

Usage examples (35)
  • The sudden sibilation out of silence startles all,
  • Amanar heard in his mind the satisfied sibilation of the god-demon feeding.
  • A second muffled explosion, then silence except for the sibilation of the flames.
  • It was deceptively loud because the sharp sibilation cut through every other sound. for more
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