blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din(noun)
a loud harsh or strident noise
clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry(verb)
loud and persistent outcry from many people
"he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
make loud demands
"he clamored for justice and tolerance"
utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
"The delegates clamored their disappointment"
compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring
"They clamored the mayor into building a new park"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To call is to send out the voice in order to attract another's attention, either by word or by inarticulate utterance. Animals call their mates, or their young; a man calls his dog, his horse, etc. The sense is extended to include summons by bell, or any signal. To shout is to call or exclaim with the fullest volume of sustained voice; to scream is to utter a shriller cry; to shriek or to yell refers to that which is louder and wilder still. We shout words; in screaming, shrieking, or yelling there is often no attempt at articulation. To bawl is to utter senseless, noisy cries, as of a child in pain or anger. Bellow and roar are applied to the utterances of animals, and only contemptuously to those of persons. To clamor is to utter with noisy iteration; it applies also to the confused cries of a multitude. To vociferate is commonly applied to loud and excited speech where there is little besides the exertion of voice. In exclaiming, the utterance may not be strikingly, tho somewhat, above the ordinary tone and pitch; we may exclaim by mere interjections, or by connected words, but always by some articulate utterance. To ejaculate is to throw out brief, disconnected, but coherent utterances of joy, regret, and especially of appeal, petition, prayer; the use of such devotional utterances has received the special name of "ejaculatory prayer." To cry out is to give forth a louder and more excited utterance than in exclaiming or calling; one often exclaims with sudden joy as well as sorrow; if he cries out, it is oftener in grief or agony. In the most common colloquial usage, to cry is to express grief or pain by weeping or sobbing. One may exclaim, cry out, or ejaculate with no thought of others' presence; when he calls, it is to attract another's attention.
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How to use clamor in a sentence?
The voice of protest, of warning, of appeal is never more needed than when the clamor of fife and drum, echoed by the press and too often by the pulpit, is bidding all men fall in and keep step and obey in silence the tyrannous word of command. Then, more than ever, it is the duty of the good citizen not to be silent.
There's a clamor for change. This is a broken, thieving government.
You are going to start to see the U.S. retail customer, not just for Citi, but for the industry, begin to clamor for higher rates.
True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow.
The [Interstate Commerce] commission, as its functions have now been limited by the courts is, or can be made, of great use to the railroads. It satisfies the public clamor for a government supervision of railroads, at the same time that that supervision is almost entirely nominal.
Translations for clamor
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- врява, глъчка, крещя, шумBulgarian
- clam, clamorCatalan, Valencian
- cantu clamoribusque uariisLatin
- gemor, gejoel, lawaai, gekrijs, boegeroep, geroep, gekrijt, geschreeuw, protest, gegil, gedruisDutch
- шум, шуметь, галдёж, ор, крик, ропот, галдетьRussian
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