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stentorian

[ sten-tawr-ee-uhn, -tohr- ]
/ stɛnˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr- /
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adjective

very loud or powerful in sound: a stentorian voice.

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Origin of stentorian

First recorded in 1595–1605; Stentor + -ian

OTHER WORDS FROM stentorian

sten·to·ri·an·ly, adverbun·sten·to·ri·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for stentorian

stentorian
/ (stɛnˈtɔːrɪən) /

adjective

(of the voice, etc) uncommonly loudstentorian tones
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