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Meaning of LOUDNESS

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  tasteless showiness
  2. [n]  the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction); "the kids played their music at full volume"

LOUDNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: brashness, flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, glitz, intensity, meretriciousness, tawdriness, volume
 Antonyms: softness
 See Also: crescendo, forte, fortissimo, sound property, tastelessness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Loud"ness\, n.
The quality or state of being loud.

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