Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property of being shrill.
  • n. The result or product of being shrill.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being shrill.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being shrill; acuteness of sound; high pitch and sharpness or fineness of tone or voice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being sharp or harsh to the senses
  • n. having the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound

Etymologies

From shrill +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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