A healthy and well-toned spiritual life is with him the furthest removed from asceticism.
And as she played with skill, and had a well-toned voice, it was not disagreeable to listen to her.
Every word is as distinct as can be, and his voice rings out clear and strong, like a well-toned bell.
And thus disappears many an interesting and valuable old bell, perfectly sound and well-toned.
Eve held up her pretty hands, and even Mademoiselle Viefville, usually so well-toned and self-restrained, gave a visible shrug.
mid-14c., from Old French ton (13c.), from Latin tonus "a sound, tone, accent," literally "stretching" (in Medieval Latin, a term peculiar to music), from Greek tonos "vocal pitch, raising of voice, accent, key in music," originally "a stretching, taut string," related to teinein "to stretch" (see tenet). Sense of "manner of speaking" is from c.1600. First reference to firmness of body is from 1660s.
"to impart tone to," 1811, from tone (n.). Related: Toned; toning.
The quality or character of sound.
The character of voice expressing an emotion.
The normal state of elastic tension or partial contraction in resting muscles.
Normal firmness of a tissue or an organ.