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Synonyms for strident
ˈstraɪd ntstri·dent

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  1. blatant, clamant, clamorous, strident, vociferousadjective

    conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

    "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"

    Synonyms:
    instant, shrill, spirant, conspicuous, insistent, exigent, continuant, fricative, sibilant, blazing, clamant, blatant, vociferous, clamorous, raucous, crying

    Antonyms:
    quiet, imploring, euphonous, pleading, beseeching, euphonious, hard

  2. fricative, continuant, sibilant, spirant, stridentadjective

    of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')

    Synonyms:
    raucous, shrill, sibilant, fricative, clamorous, clamant, blatant, vociferous, continuant, spirant

    Antonyms:
    pleading, quiet, euphonious, imploring, euphonous, beseeching, hard

  3. strident, shrilladjective

    being sharply insistent on being heard

    "strident demands"; "shrill criticism"

    Synonyms:
    raucous, shrill, sibilant, clamorous, clamant, blatant, sharp, vociferous, continuant, fricative, spirant

    Antonyms:
    euphonous, quiet, beseeching, pleading, euphonious, hard, imploring

  4. raucous, stridentadjective

    unpleasantly loud and harsh

    Synonyms:
    raucous, sibilant, vociferous, shrill, fricative, clamorous, clamant, blatant, continuant, rowdy, spirant

    Antonyms:
    euphonious, pleading, imploring, beseeching, hard, quiet, euphonous

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  1. List of paraphrases for "strident":

    shrill

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How to use strident in a sentence?

  1. Magnus Ranstorp:

    There is more strident activism in Muslim communities.

  2. Magnus Ranstorp:

    The sectarian tensions in the Middle East are mirrored in our cities in Europe, there is more strident activism in Muslim communities.

  3. Donald Trump:

    It's one thing to be like a very tough guy -- we're all tough people -- but you've got to be able to get along a little bit with people. You can't be so strident, he can debate, but he can't talk.

  4. Andy McCarthy:

    For all the strident claims about how the Clinton campaign pushed the government's law-enforcement and intelligence apparatus into spying on President Trump, Special Counsel Durham has thus far charged no crimes along those lines. The indictment of Democratic Party lawyer Michael Sussmann merely alleges that he lied to the FBI to conceal that he was working for the Clinton campaign and tech executive Rodney Joffe, that said, though, it is just breathtaking to watch the media-Democrat complex, which hyped Robert Mueller’s every move in the bogus Trump-Russia ‘collusion’ caper,suddenly develop laryngitis in the matter of Durham’s probe -- that is, when it is not outright hostile.

  5. Mark Meadows:

    If we wanted to stop the resolution, we could take a more strident position.


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