sibilation

sibilation
Synonyms and related words:
aphonia, artificial voice, broken speech, broken tones, broken voice, childish treble, choked voice, cracked voice, croak, crow, dysarthria, dyslalia, dyslogia, dysphasia, dysphonia, dysphrasia, falsetto, harshness, hawking voice, hiss, hoarseness, idioglossia, idiolalia, impairment of speech, lisp, lisping, loss of voice, muzzy speech, nasal tone, nasalization, quaver, shake, speech defect, speech impediment, tremor, twang

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  • sibilation — ⇒SIBILATION, subst. fém.; SIBILEMENT, subst. masc. Littér. Action ou manière de sibiler; p. méton., résultat de cette action, bruit ainsi obtenu. Synon. sifflement. [La clarté] refluait sous la ramure (...) éveillant (...) des pépiements, des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sibilation — Sib i*la tion, n. [L. sibilatio.] Utterance with a hissing sound; also, the sound itself; a hiss. [1913 Webster] He, with a long, low sibilation, stared. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sibilation — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Hissing sounds. < N PARAG:Sibilation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sibilation sibilation Sgm: N 1 zip zip Sgm: N 1 hiss hiss &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 sternutation sternutation Sgm: N 1 high note high no …   English dictionary for students

  • sibilation — noun A hissing sound. From the shadows emanated a hushed sibilation. See Also: sibilate …   Wiktionary

  • sibilation — (si bi la sion) s. f. Sifflement, action de siffler, manière de siffler. •   La sibilation de l s a donné de l aversion à d autres, LA MOTHE LE VAYER la Promenade, Dialogue I …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • sibilation — noun see sibilate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sibilation — See sibilate. * * * …   Universalium

  • sibilation — sib·i·la·tion || ‚sɪbɪ leɪʃn n. pronunciation of letters with a hissing sound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sibilation — sib·i·la·tion …   English syllables

  • sibilation — noun 1. pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound • Syn: ↑assibilation • Derivationally related forms: ↑assibilate (for: ↑assibilation), ↑sibilate • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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