the condition or quality of being resonant or sonorous.
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How to use sonority in a sentence
The first three movements are the best; the only charm of the fourth being its sonority, for the musical contents are poor.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
It does not possess the rough gravity of the Spanish, and has too few of the i's and e's that soften the sonority of the Italian.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
The hymn began to repeat itself, the individual words lost in the sonority of the hall.The Jewels of Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
From the phonetic point of view we may think of words and groups of words as consisting of a series of sounds of varying sonority.The Sounds of Spoken English | Walter Rippmann
We may indicate the sonority very roughly by lines; if we connect their top ends, we shall obtain a curve.The Sounds of Spoken English | Walter Rippmann