huskiness


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.huskiness - the property of being big and stronghuskiness - the property of being big and strong
strength - the property of being physically or mentally strong; "fatigue sapped his strength"
2.huskiness - a throaty harshness
harshness, roughness - the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
Translations
بُحَّة الصَّوْت
chrapot
hæshedslørethed
hæsi, ræma
chrapot
boğuklukkısıklık

huskiness

[ˈhʌskɪnɪs] Nronquedad f

huskiness

nRauheit f; (= hoarseness)Heiserkeit f

huskiness

[ˈhʌskɪnɪs] nraucedine f

husky1

(ˈhaski) adjective
(of a voice) rough in sound and difficult to hear. You sound husky – have you a cold?
ˈhuskiness noun
ˈhuskily adverb
References in classic literature ?
"More than twenty years ago," she said with a soft huskiness in her voice, and a tremor and a sweetness, as if she did not know that in twenty years all love stories are grown mouldy.
I cleared my throat of a huskiness which prevented speech.
"I tell no lies," said the butcher, with the same mild huskiness as before, "and I contradick none--not if a man was to swear himself black: he's no meat o' mine, nor none o' my bargains.
"I know not," quoth Arthur, smiling, with his head on one side, like a budding lass that is asked to dance, "I know not that I can match our sweet friend's song; moreover, I do verily think that I have caught a cold and have a certain tickling and huskiness in the windpipe."
The Ancient Mariner ceased talking because of a huskiness in his throat, and a moisture from his eyes trickled down both cheeks.
Every trace of huskiness disappeared from Verloc's voice.
It was a perfect embodiment of the still small voice, free from all cold, hoarseness, huskiness, or unhealthiness of any kind; foot- passengers slackened their pace, and were disposed to linger near it; neighbours who had got up splenetic that morning, felt good- humour stealing on them as they heard it, and by degrees became quite sprightly; mothers danced their babies to its ringing; still the same magical tink, tink, tink, came gaily from the workshop of the Golden Key.
The once occasional huskiness of his tone was heard no more; and a tremulous quaver, as if of extreme terror, habitually characterized his utterance.
'Why not, my dear?' replied Ralph, in whose grating voice, however, there was an unusual huskiness, as though he spoke unwillingly, and would rather that the proposition had not been broached.
And showcasing ballads Just for You and Colour My Life allowed the singer to make the most of her distinctive huskiness.
(2) The most common symptoms of dysphonia premenstrualis are difficulty singing high notes, decreased flexibility, huskiness, fuzziness, breathiness, decreased volume, difficulty bridging passaggios and intonation problems.
Her slight huskiness also lent itself well in the bluesy ballad 'Thinking 'Bout You,' wherein she projected anguish using evocative vocal breaks.