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Definition 1: having the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for shrillness in the sense of this definition

(shrillness is a kind of ...) (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

"the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely" "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"

Definition 2: the quality of being sharp or harsh to the senses - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • the shrillness of her hair color

(shrillness is a kind of ...) the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)

"they said nothing of great interest" "primary colors can add interest to a room"

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