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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


2. loudness (attribute) tasteless showiness

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

Broader (hypernym)tastelessness

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