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Meaning of HOARSENESS

Pronunciation:  howrsnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a throaty harshness
 

HOARSENESS is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: gruffness, huskiness
 
 See Also: harshness, roughness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hoarse"ness\, n.
Harshness or roughness of voice or sound, due to mucus
collected on the vocal cords, or to swelling or looseness of
the cords.



 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Interference of the normal working of the vocal cords in the larynx (voice box) resulting in a rough, husky, or croaking voice.
 

 

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