Origin of sonorous
Synonyms for sonorous
Related Words for sonorousnessnoise, tone, vibration, accent, note, music, harmony, melody, voice, din, ringing, softness, modulation, tenor, intonation, report, static, reverberation, pitch, racket
Examples from the Web for sonorousness
Historical Examples of sonorousness
All its tones must be of equal power, sonorousness and beauty.
All these additions are, however, prejudicial to the sonorousness of bells, and of very doubtful utility.
A few cornet--pistons, for which its lightness and sonorousness admirably adapt it, have actually been made of it.
When heard near by, the sonorousness of the sound reminds one of the cello.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)
Homer and Rannjana often allude to the sonorousness of the bow and its string.Myth and Science
Word Origin for sonorous
1610s, from Latin sonorus "resounding," from sonor "sound, noise," from sonare "to sound" (see sonata). Related: Sonorously; sonorousness. Earlier was sonouse (c.1500), from Medieval Latin sonosus; sonourse "having a pleasing voice" (c.1400), from sonor + -y (2).