stentorian


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sten·to·ri·an

 (stĕn-tôr′ē-ən)
adj.
Extremely loud: a stentorian voice.

stentorian

(stɛnˈtɔːrɪən)
adj
(of the voice, etc) uncommonly loud: stentorian tones.

sten•to•ri•an

(stɛnˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-)

adj.
very loud or powerful in sound: a stentorian voice.
[1595–1605; Stentor a herald in the Iliad with a loud voice (< Greek Sténtōr) + -ian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stentorian - used of the voice
full - (of sound) having marked deepness and body; "full tones"; "a full voice"

stentorian

stentorian

adjective
Marked by extremely high volume and intensity of sound:
Translations

stentorian

[stenˈtɔːrɪən] ADJ (liter) → estentóreo

stentorian

[stɛnˈtɔːriən] adj [voice] → de stentor

stentorian

adjschallend; voiceStentor- (geh)

stentorian

[stɛnˈtɔːrɪən] adj (frm) (voice) → stentoreo/a
References in classic literature ?
shouted Hawkeye, answering the cry with his own stentorian voice; "we have them now in face and back
The stentorian tones of the auctioneer, calling out to clear the way, now announced that the sale was about to commence.
he exclaimed, raising his stentorian voice till the arches around rung again, ``to the battlements, or I will splinter your bones with this truncheon
We must do him the justice to say that he never spared his breath in shouting in stentorian tones,--
The stentorian speeches of the artillery continued in some dis- tant encounter, but the crashes of the musketry had almost ceased.
cried D'Artagnan, in his stentorian voice; "we shall laugh over all this in five minutes.
For days, weeks, nay months, Billy Kirby would toil with an ardor that evinced his native spirit, and with an effect that seemed magical, until, his chopping being ended, his stentorian lungs could be heard emitting sounds, as he called to his patient oxen, which rang through the hills like the cries of an alarm.
My good sir," the old woman continued in a stentorian voice, "what are you standing THERE for, with your eyes almost falling out of your head?
The dinner was put back an hour, and we were sitting round the fire with no light but the blaze when the hall-door suddenly burst open and the hall resounded with these words, uttered with the greatest vehemence and in a stentorian tone: "We have been misdirected, Jarndyce, by a most abandoned ruffian, who told us to take the turning to the right instead of to the left.
This speech was answered with stentorian cheers of "Huzza for the Queen
said he, in stentorian tones, which rendered the entire hall attentive to this strange colloquy.
We do not answer you, my good monsieur," said the giant, in a stentorian voice, "because there is nothing to say.