Definition of raucousness in US English:

raucousness

noun

  • See raucous

    • ‘Perhaps I haven't been in the right places at the right times, but there was none of the raucousness of Edinburgh on a Saturday night.’
    • ‘There is an energy about her that dances erratically, a kind of life-enhancing raucousness that makes the onlooker feel just a bit more alive.’
    • ‘After the loveless sex of their union, raucousness makes way for reflection.’
    • ‘Everyone sings the bits they know with gusto and extreme raucousness.’
    • ‘The production's sanitary feel plays a large role in the album's conservative nature, as it scrubs away any potential raucousness.’
    • ‘Despite the raucousness, his friends thought of him as a gentle, kind soul.’

Pronunciation

raucousness

/ˈrôkəsnəs//ˈrɔkəsnəs/