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Definition 1: sharp piercing cry - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where screaming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her screaming attracted the neighbors

Synonyms for screaming in the sense of this definition

(screaming is a kind of ...) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Definition 2: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry - [noun denoting event]

Samples where screaming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he ducked at the screechings of shells
  • he heard the scream of the brakes

Synonyms for screaming in the sense of this definition

(screaming is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 3: marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where screaming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hilarious broad comedy
  • a screaming farce
  • uproarious stories

Synonyms for screaming in the sense of this definition

(screaming is similar to ...) full of or characterized by humor

"humorous stories" "humorous cartoons" "in a humorous vein"

Definition 4: so extremely intense as to evoke screams - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where screaming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in screaming agony
  • a screaming rage

(screaming is similar to ...) possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

"intense heat" "intense anxiety" "intense desire" "intense emotion" "the skunk's intense acrid odor" "intense pain" "enemy fire was intense"

Definition 5: resembling a scream in effect - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where screaming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • screaming headlines
  • screaming colors and designs

(screaming is similar to ...) causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion

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