from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or condition of being musical.
- n. Musical sensitivity or talent.
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- n. The condition of being musical
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as musicalness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of sounding like music
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There are times when I even stick my nose into music, and yet, if anything, my musicality is only a source of general amusement.
Sentience sings, metaphorically speaking, because that musicality is the basis of the art-form, which is life.
Also, I don't have much musicality, which is kind of crucial in dance.
I have observed that free verse (in any language, I think) is subject to one main danger: the element of musicality, which is inherent in poetry, is liable to dwindle – to the point of completely disappearing.
He knew that the musicality is the meaning, and to reach the hearts and minds of his audience, musical integrity was the primary concern.
There's also a texture in the language, a musicality, which is un-usual that is, not like ordinary language and feels arrived at rather than calculated.
"I 'm going to ask for a different kind of musicality than you may be used to," he told the group of about 20 students at varied levels.
As usual in a "bash the shredder" thread such as this, I see the word "musicality" bandied about, with no actual indication as to what it means.
Nicole was born with the gift of "musicality," as the judges are fond of saying, while Kate does not have that gift, and cannot be taught that skill.
He identifies rhythm, "musicality," cultural impact and the external associations of the song as the four key factors influencing a listener's response.