Synonyms for susurration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : soo-suh-rey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌsu səˈreɪ ʃən

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Définition of susurration

Origin :
  • "whisper, murmur," c.1400, from Latin susurrationem (nominative susurratio), from past participle stem of susurrare, from susurrus "murmur, whisper," a reduplication of the PIE imitative base *swer- (2) "to buzz, whisper" (cf. Sanskrit svarati "sounds, resounds," Greek syrinx "flute," Latin surdus "dull, mute," Old Church Slavonic svirati "to whistle," Lithuanian surmo "pipe, shawm," German schwirren "to buzz," Old English swearm "swarm").
  • noun murmur
Example sentences :
  • His own name, pronounced in the utmost compression of susurration, they say, he catches at a quarter furlong interval.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb » by Charles Lamb
  • If he had read his Biffin he would have known that the correct terms are a "susurration of sparrows" and a "pop of weasels."
  • Extract from : « Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 9, 1914 » by Various

Antonyms for susurration

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