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sonority

[ suh-nawr-i-tee, -nor- ]
/ səˈnɔr ɪ ti, -ˈnɒr- /
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noun, plural so·nor·i·ties.

the condition or quality of being resonant or sonorous.

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Origin of sonority

1515–25; <Medieval Latin sonōritās<Late Latin: melodiousness, equivalent to Latin sonōr(us) (see sonorous) + -itās-ity
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