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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Having the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound.

Usage examples (10)
  • Adjective : strident insects; strident hinges. ,a strident tone in his writings
  • We should be confident in our beliefs, and willing to proclaim and defend our faith ... but, I'm not sure muslim "stridence" is what we should be aiming for.
  • But I can honestly defend the stridence because I think our situation is that urgent.
  • HARRIS: To some degree the stridence of my writing is an effort to get people's attention. for more
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