vociferation


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vo·cif·er·ate

 (vō-sĭf′ə-rāt′)
tr. & intr.v. vo·cif·er·at·ed, vo·cif·er·at·ing, vo·cif·er·ates
To utter (something) or cry out loudly and vehemently, especially in protest.

[Latin vōciferārī, vōciferāt-, from *vōcifer, carrying the voice : vōx, vōc-, voice; see voice + -fer, -fer.]

vo·cif′er·a′tion n.
vo·cif′er·a′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vociferation - a loud utterancevociferation - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
utterance, vocalization - the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, yowl, roar, roaring - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
blue murder - an extravagantly loud outcry; "she screamed blue murder"
catcall - a cry expressing disapproval
clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry, clamor - loud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
halloo - a shout to attract attention; "he gave a great halloo but no one heard him"
hoot - a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)
hosanna - a cry of praise or adoration (to God)
noise - a loud outcry of protest or complaint; "the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise"; "whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could"
scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching - sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
whoop - a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement
battle cry, war whoop, rallying cry, war cry - a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
yelling, shouting - uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement
yodel - a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto
boo, Bronx cheer, razz, razzing, snort, hiss, hoot, raspberry, bird - a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

vociferation

noun
Offensively loud and insistent utterances, especially of disapproval:
Idiom: hue and cry.
Translations

vociferation

[vəʊˌsɪfəˈreɪʃən] Nvociferación f

vociferation

nGeschrei nt; their vociferation of their discontentihr lautstarker Protest
References in classic literature ?
The women and children gathered on the tops of the lodges and heightened the confusion of the scene by their vociferation.
On the 9th of July, just before daybreak, a great noise and vociferation was heard in the village.
After some vociferation, quiet was at length fully restored, and, as very often happens in similar cases, a profound and remarkable silence ensued.
From the whole extent of the invisible vale came a multitudinous intonation; it forced upon their fancy that a great city lay below them, and that the murmur was the vociferation of its populace.
And as she apprehended the boy's life was in danger, she screamed ten times louder than before; and indeed Master Blifil himself now seconded her with all the vociferation in his power.
But the demon of vociferation was in her, and the next moment she was off again.
cried the bee-hunter, catching his breath after a repeated burst of noisy mirth, that might possibly have added to the panic of the buffaloes by its vociferation.
This is true even of the sound of a car's engine note; if you were to blindfold me I would certainly be able to identify a Maserati by the hot spittling vociferation of its engine or a Mercedes AMG by the throaty sinister burbling of its exhaust or a Chrysler K-Car by its plaintive asthmatic rattling at idle.
The experts tell us that shouting is 'vociferation', denoting a scream, shout, shriek, hoot, holler, vociferation, yell, outcry.
And here Madison cannot resist turning once again to "Politicks" and established religion, this time to describe the recent experiences that justified his unseemly vociferation as well as his mood.