One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The quality or fact of being sonorous.
- ‘Kvapil is a first-rank pianist with profound awareness of sonority and colour, yet also coherence and energy, and imbued with a heartfelt affinity for Czech music.’
- ‘Enescu's compatriot, Mihaela Martin, handles well the composer's demands for texture and sonority.’
- ‘The texture and sonority is indeed largely the point.’
- ‘Portugheis projected a rich sonority despite the fact that the keyboard was evidently bathed in sweat.’
- ‘Yet thanks to the engaging performance the exciting momentum and colourful sonority contributed to the impression that this version can indeed stand as a successful independent chamber work.’
- 1.1Phonetics The relative loudness of a speech sound.‘‘bee’ has greater sonority than ‘pin’’
- ‘There may certainly be independent grounds for categorizing segments as vowels or consonants, in terms of their inherent sonority and phonological dependence, for example.’
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