noun, plural so·nor·i·ties.
Examples from the Web for sonority
The last ensemble is exquisite—well-nigh unapproachable in sonority and charm.
Sonority or tone was varied by changing the keys or register just as on the organ.On the Execution of Music, and Principally of Ancient Music|Camille Saint-Sans
The hymn began to repeat itself, the individual words lost in the sonority of the hall.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany
They are thoroughly pianistic and evoke from the instrument all its possibilities of sonority and color.Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
The growth in power, sonority, and tonal brilliancy has been much more marked, and of it Liszt made striking use.How to Listen to Music, 7th ed.|Henry Edward Krehbiel
Word Origin and History for sonority
1620s, from French sonorité and directly from Latin sonoritas "fullness of sound," from sonorus (see sonorous).