Words nearby overtone
How to use overtone in a sentence
Croft’s basic personality and backstory remained in place, but it had a darker, more brooding overtone.
Today, her phrase “birth control” suggests overtones of control by the state or others, and is no longer commonly used.How medicine sought to control women’s bodies while ignoring their symptoms|Susan Okie|July 2, 2021|Washington Post
There were racial overtones to that kind of perception of the ingredient.How and when to use garlic powder, a reliable seasoning that deserves respect|Aaron Hutcherson|June 25, 2021|Washington Post
Space started as a duopoly as the United States and the Soviet Union vied for supremacy in a geopolitical contest with loud military overtones.
Gender boundaries were rigidly policed, at times with moral overtones, and the social pressures laid upon men and women were very real.What Stereotypes About Viking Masculinity Get Wrong|Neil Price|August 25, 2020|Time
I know this is the word used in English but “Holocaust” has a sacrificial overtone that is unbearable to me.Claude Lanzmann on 'Shoah', His Memoir, and the Banality of Evil|Clémence Boulouque|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Since this is a law of vibration, it is unscientific to speak of giving an overtone, for all tones contain overtones.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Impassioned it continued, and yet with the overtone of a great pity and tenderness now vibrating through it.Robert Annys: Poor Priest|Annie Nathan Meyer
But now quiet, save for an undescribable, whispering overtone that seemed to permeate the air.The Whispering Spheres|Russell Robert Winterbotham
In any overtone, the number of the parts or vibrating segments of the string is one more than the number of the overtone.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
And the tinkle of myriad glass wind bells held a maddening overtone.Shock Treatment|Stanley Mullen