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The Definition of - intonation (noun)

    noun
    1.
    the pattern or melody of pitch changes in connected speech, especially the pitch pattern of a sentence, which distinguishes kinds of sentences or speakers of different language cultures.
    2.
    the act or manner of intonating.
    3.
    the manner of producing musical tones, specifically the relation in pitch of tones to their key or harmony.
    4.
    something that is intoned or chanted.
    5.
    the opening phrase in a Gregorian chant, usually sung by one or two voices.

Word Example of - intonation

    Example Sentences for intonation

    As they walked into the deep shadows, her voice took on an intonation like a suppressed sob.

    She gave every intonation all it could carry, and without the least emphasis: that's the wonder.

    Their intonation carried conviction that the men meant literally every impressive line they uttered.

    The intonation was gentle, and sweet to hear—as sweet as her rosy face to see.

    His tone is warm and pleasing, but not large, his intonation is not always sure.

    His blatancy was arrested by the intonation of another hymn.

    Because the intonation was not English at all, but American.

    Trix looked up quickly, surprised at the intonation of her voice.

    They had a homely and British intonation which savoured too much of this one.

    Doubt was in every intonation of her sentence; incredulity in every line of her body.

Word Origin & History of - intonation

    Word Origin & History of intonation

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