hoarseness


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hoarse

 (hôrs)
adj. hoars·er, hoars·est
1. Rough or grating in sound: a hoarse cry.
2. Having or characterized by a husky, grating voice: yelled ourselves hoarse.

[Middle English hos, hors, from Old English hās, *hārs.]

hoarse′ly adv.
hoarse′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hoarseness - a throaty harshness
harshness, roughness - the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
Translations
بُحَّة في الصَّوْت
chrapot
hæshed
hæsi
chripot

hoarseness

[ˈhɔːsnɪs] N (Med) → ronquera f; (= hoarse quality) → ronquedad f

hoarseness

[ˈhɔːrsnɪs] n [voice] → enrouement m
Hoarseness is very common in the winter season → L'enrouement est très fréquent en hiver.

hoarseness

n (of person)Heiserkeit f; the hoarseness of his voiceseine heisere Stimme

hoarseness

[ˈhɔːsnɪs] nraucedine f

hoarse

(hoːs) adjective
1. (of voices, shouts etc) rough; harsh. a hoarse cry; His voice sounds hoarse.
2. having a hoarse voice, usually because one has a cold or cough, or because one has been shouting. You sound hoarse – have you a cold?; The spectators shouted themselves hoarse.
ˈhoarseness noun

hoarse·ness

n. ronquera, manifestación en la voz de una afección de la laringe.

hoarseness

n ronquera
References in classic literature ?
The doctor's friend was in the positive degree of hoarseness, puffiness, red-facedness, all-fours, tobacco, dirt, and brandy; the doctor in the comparative--hoarser, puffier, more red-faced, more all-fourey, tobaccoer, dirtier, and brandier.
With this profession of faith, the doctor, who was an old jail-bird, and was more sodden than usual, and had the additional and unusual stimulus of money in his pocket, returned to his associate and chum in hoarseness, puffiness, red- facedness, all-fours, tobacco, dirt, and brandy.
He shouted with increasing hoarseness, "The governor, the governor
You may be sure, Madame Leonore," I interjected, noticing the hoarseness of my voice, "that you at any rate are talked about a lot at sea.
Rose," he called with a soft hoarseness, "I want to talk to you.
At this Little John cleared his throat and, after a word or two about a certain hoarseness that troubled him, sang thus:
The raven, in his little basket at his master's back, hearing this frequent mention of his name in a tone of exultation, expressed his sympathy by crowing like a cock, and afterwards running over his various phrases of speech with such rapidity, and in so many varieties of hoarseness, that they sounded like the murmurs of a crowd of people.
The whole bulk of the fog teemed with such taunts, uttered in tones of universal hoarseness.
Fyne had told me the truth, Flora said brusquely with an unexpected hoarseness of tone.
If your doctor rules out medical reasons for hoarseness or a weak voice, or if the medical conditions causing hoarseness can't be treated, ask your doctor if you can be referred to a speech therapist.
Doing so can produce vocal cord nodules that force singers to take a rest from performing, and repeated misuse of the voice can cause permanent hoarseness.
The lawsuit says Andrews was never told the operation carried the risk of permanent hoarseness, ``irreversible loss of vocal quality'' or other complications that might leave her unable to sing.