Vociferance

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vociferance Vociferation; noise; clamor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vociferance Vociferation; clamor; noise.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Vociferance clamour
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.—vox, vocis, voice, ferre, to carry.

Usage

In literature:

Her ladings during the banana-harvest are feverish, tumultuous, vociferous.
"Foe-Farrell" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
A thick crowd lined each side of the thoroughfare, cheering vociferously.
"The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont" by Robert Barr
He was vociferously applauded, by both troops and populace.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
Thousands hastened, therefore, to the residence of the governor of Berlin, Count von Schulenburg, and called vociferously for him.
"Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" by L. Mühlbach,
One proud scout went out with three new merit badges and was vociferously cheered outside.
"Tom Slade's Double Dare" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The clique agents became vociferous.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
Lindsay greeted him vociferously.
"With Frederick the Great" by G. A. Henty
The people were shouting below, cheering vociferously.
"The Mayor of Troy" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
But he had no sooner gone than that functionary stretched himself out upon the table, as usual, and began to snore vociferously.
"Standard Selections" by Various
The resolutions were passed amid loud vociferations.
"A Righte Merrie Christmasse" by John Ashton
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In poetry:

One says his say with a difference
More of expounding, explaining!
All now is wrangle, abuse, and vociferance;
Now there's a truce, all's subdued, self-restraining :
Five, though, stands out all the stiffer hence.
"Master Hugues Of Saxe-Gotha" by Robert Browning
A deep river, two or three houses in bamboo quiet,
And such goings on: red blossoms glaring with white!
Among spring's vociferous glories, I too have my place:
With a lovely wine, bidding life's affairs bon voyage.
"Alone, Looking For Blossoms Along The River" by Du Fu

In news:

Thank goodness for the "small minority" that "has recently been vociferous in its opposition to the widely supported programme of teaching of values from a Christian perspective in schools".
A day after the world learned that scientists at George Washington University Medical Center had cloned human embryos , ethicists and fertility specialists were already engaged in a vociferous debate yesterday.
One of California's more vociferous battles over marijuana was already simmering in the upper Central Valley when an audiotape of a howling, hysterical mother went viral.
Perhaps most famous for its loud, familiar call, killdeeahdeedee, the killdeer 's scientific name aptly describes its behavior: vociferous, meaning loud and vocal.
Lions minstrel a fun, happy, vociferous show.
With a closing touch in the NBA Finals, Heat star can disarm vociferous critics.
In the wake of the release of the report by former FBI Director Louis Freeh about the Penn State University child abuse scandal, even some of the late Joe Paterno's most vociferous defenders have fallen silent.
A Zulu himself, Mr Gwala was among the most vociferous opponents of tribalism in South Africa's most violently divided province, KwaZulu/Natal.
The despicable vociferate ranting demeaning President Obama is beyond the pale.
The voters that I talk to are disappointed that we are arguing so vociferously.
A group of neighbors vociferously opposed the construction of a proposed new two-story single-family dwelling at 161 Panoramic Way during the Zoning Adjustments Board meeting Thursday.
Vociferous and talented Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman ran side by side with Arizona receiver Larry Fitzgerald early in the second quarter when Cardinals quarterback John Skelton zipped a pass their way.
The tundra swan 's call is high-pitched and reminiscent of snow geese, while the trumpeter swan 's call is more vociferous and has been likened to the sound of a French horn.
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In science:

The spectacular array of useful technologies brought about owing to the formulation of these theories over the previous century are vociferous testament to the utility of expanding our experimental horizons.
Fundamental quantum optics experiments conceivable with satellites -- reaching relativistic distances and velocities
Whilst the current majority view seems to be that a Bell inequality violation can be understood as proof of an inescapable nonlocality in nature, there still exist a good number of vociferous dissenters to this viewpoint.
Correlation between measured and unmeasured quantities in quantum mechanics, locality, and the legitimacy of counterfactual reasoning
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