What is another word for loudness?

151 synonyms found


[ lˈa͡ʊdnəs], [ lˈa‍ʊdnəs], [ l_ˈaʊ_d_n_ə_s]

Loudness is a popular term used to describe the volume or intensity of a sound. However, there are many synonyms that can be used to replace the word loudness to express the same idea. One such synonym is "volume," which refers to the degree of loudness of a sound. "Intensity" is another synonym that indicates the strength or power of a sound. "Sound level" is another term that is often used in place of loudness to describe how loud a sound is. Other words that can be used as synonyms for loudness include "clamor," "roar," "resound," "blast," "noise," and "thunder".

Synonyms for Loudness:

What are the hypernyms for Loudness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for loudness (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Loudness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for loudness?

Loudness refers to the intensity or volume of a sound. There are several antonyms for the term 'loudness,' each of which describes different qualities of sound. Softness is an antonym for loudness and refers to sounds that are gentle and quiet. Volume describes the degree of loudness of a sound and can be an antonym for loudness. Whispers are quiet, almost inaudible sounds that are wholly dissimilar to loudness. Mildness could be another antonym for loudness and refers to a gentle or moderate degree of sound or intensity. Finally, tranquil describes the absence of noise and could be an antonym for loudness in a peaceful environment.

Usage examples for Loudness

As the tom-tom beating increased in loudness as the village drew near, the boys' hearts began to beat a little faster.
"The Boy Aviators in Africa"
Captain Wilbur Lawton
I jumped out of the bed, and hurled the boot-jack at him with all my strength; but had only the satisfaction to hear him go down stairs chuckling at his escape; and as he reached the parlour, the increase of mirth and the loudness of the laughter told me that he was not the only one who was merry at my expense.
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
I thought it a fortunate circumstance that sounds were conveyed so distinctly into my apartments: though I speak chiefly of the bed-chamber; for it was the loudness of the keeper's voice, and the stillness of surrounding objects, which most contributed to my hearing him in the front apartment.
"Anna St. Ives"
Thomas Holcroft

Famous quotes with Loudness

  • Think of color, pitch, loudness, heaviness, and hotness. Each is the topic of a branch of physics.
    Benoit Mandelbrot
  • The number of strokes to the inch controls the pitch of the note: the more, the higher the pitch; the fewer, the lower the pitch, the size of the stroke controls the loudness... the tone quality is the most difficult element to control, it is made by the shape of the strokes.
    Norman McLaren
  • The measure of woman’s distaste for any part of her life lies not in the loudness of her lamentations (these are only an attempt to buy a martyr’s crown at a reduced price) but in her persistent pursuit of that occupation of which she never ceases to complain.
    Quentin Crisp

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