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 ?
The stentorian speeches of the artillery continued in some dis- tant encounter, but the crashes of the musketry had almost ceased.
This speech was answered with stentorian cheers of "Huzza for the Queen
But before he had finished reading, a stentorian major-domo announced that dinner was ready
cried D'Artagnan, in his stentorian voice; "we shall laugh over all this in five minutes.
But now the whole lock started yelling, and a stentorian voice from the back shouted:
Harold gazed at him in surprise, while the old seaman waved his arm above his head and bellowed out three stentorian cheers.
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.
There seemed no one to dispute his claims when he said, or rather shouted, in stentorian tones: "I am Tsa.
His face blazed with wrath, and he shouted in stentorian tones that echoed down the universe, "I shall deduct the cost of those cuffs from your wages
Shouting in his fresh, stentorian voice, "Jump, boys, and bear a hand
Paul paid little or no attention to this reply, more than half of which was lost in the distance, but pursuing the humour of the moment, he called out in a stentorian voice to the naturalist to answer to his name.