Stridency



adjective
1.
making or having a harsh sound; grating; creaking:
strident insects; strident hinges.
2.
having a shrill, irritating quality or character:
a strident tone in his writings.
3.
Linguistics. (in distinctive feature analysis) characterized acoustically by noise of relatively high intensity, as sibilants, labiodental and uvular fricatives, and most affricates.
adjective
1.
(of a shout, voice, etc) having or making a loud or harsh sound
2.
urgent, clamorous, or vociferous: strident demands

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