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- n. The quality of being strident.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as stridence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. having the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound
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But a reminder about stridency is never out of place.
However, The Christophers are not cited in the titles of the print I saw, and the filmâs inane stridency is not in keeping with The Christophers output I know.
And, to date, the stridency from the Left (not least in the hate-mail I have been receiving) has been focused on our critique as an example of pro-Israeli bias.
But Kael also had little patience for stridency from the left.
"Silence!" called a stridency which all recognized as coming from Hundred.
The threat was surprising less for its stridency, which is not unusual in diatribes against the South and the United States, than for its timing.
Chronicle has become the second newspaper to drop Ann Coulter's column this month, explaining that her 'stridency' had crossed the line.
Chronicle has become the second newspaper to drop Ann Coulter\'s column this month, explaining that her "stridency" had crossed the line. '
He sang with the sharp stridency which is the rule in Italy -- the words clear, the sounds nasal.
Her delivery, too, is eerily good – a show of demure solicitude, invariably overtaken by steely, wild-eyed stridency.