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2. Sensation; special sensation; sound; specific sounds

Resonance.

[Antonyms: nonresonance.]

[Nouns] resonance; ring; ringing; reflexion, reflection, reverberation; tinnitis.

low note, base note, bass note, flat note, grave note, deep note; bass; basso, basso profondo; baritone, barytone; contralto.

[Verbs] resound, reverberate, reecho, resonate; ring, jingle, gingle, chink, clink; tink, tinkle; chime; gurgle [more] plash, goggle, echo, ring in the ear.

[Adjectives] resounding; resonant, reverberant, tinnient, tintinnabulary; deep-toned, deep-sounding, deep-mouthed; hollow, sepulchral; gruff (harsh) [more].

[Phrases] "sweet bells jangled, out of time and harsh" [Hamlet]; echoing down the mountain and through the dell.

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