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English noun: loudness

1. loudness (attribute) the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)


SamplesThe kids played their music at full volume.


Synonymsintensity, volume


Broader (hypernym)sound property


Narrower (hyponym)crescendo, forte, fortissimo


Attributeloud, soft


Antonymssoftness

2. loudness (attribute) tasteless showiness


Synonymsbrashness, flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, glitz, meretriciousness, tawdriness


Broader (hypernym)tastelessness









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