Definition of stridency noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈstraɪdənsi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstraɪdənsi//
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  1. 1the quality of being aggressive and determined the stridency of his attacks on the government
  2. 2the quality of being loud, rough and unpleasant The kitchen rang with the stridency of her voice.