sibilancy

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Noun[edit]

sibilancy (usually uncountable, plural sibilancies)

  1. the state or property of being sibilant
    • Lowell
      Milton would not have avoided them for their sibilancy, he who wrote [] verses that hiss like Medusa's head in wrath.

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