Definition of percussiveness in US English:

percussiveness

noun

  • See percussive

    • ‘Although most western ears cannot understand the languages of her lyrics, one is struck by the percussiveness, emotion and joy in her songs.’
    • ‘While the titles all refer to distinct sections of the film the overall feeling is of a floating, dreamlike wash of sound and gamelan-like percussiveness.’

Pronunciation

percussiveness

/pərˈkəsɪvnəs//pərˈkəsivnəs/