hoarseness
noun see hoarse

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hoarseness — Hoarse ness, n. Harshness or roughness of voice or sound, due to mucus collected on the vocal cords, or to swelling or looseness of the cords. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoarseness — noun The quality of being hoarse; of having a dry harsh voice. The hoarseness of her voice was caused by years of smoking …   Wiktionary

  • hoarseness — hoarse ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a voice) rough and harsh. DERIVATIVES hoarsely adverb hoarsen verb hoarseness noun. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • hoarseness — See hoarsely. * * * …   Universalium

  • hoarseness — A noisy quality of the voice. * * * hoarse·ness (horsґnis) a rough or noisy quality of voice. Called also trachyphonia …   Medical dictionary

  • hoarseness — hoarse·ness || hÉ”rsnɪs / hɔːs n. roughness, huskiness, harshness (of a voice or other sounds) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoarseness — n. 1. Huskiness, raucity. 2. Roughness, harshness, grating character …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hoarseness — hoarse·ness …   English syllables

  • hoarseness — See: hoarse …   English dictionary

  • hoarseness — noun a throaty harshness • Syn: ↑gruffness, ↑huskiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑husky (for: ↑huskiness), ↑hoarse, ↑gruff ( …   Useful english dictionary

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