Strident
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Strident [strahyd-nt]

ADJECTIVE

ADJECTIVE

  • Making or having a harsh sound

  • Having a shrill, irritating quality or character

Example

“The song ended with a strident guitar, to let know that something new is coming next.”

“The chirping of a bird sounded strident to me as I was unable to concentrate on my work.”

Synonyms

Blatant, Jarring, Vociferous, Loud

Antonyms

Quiet, Silent, Soft, Subdued

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