stentorian

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Etymology[edit]

Stentor +‎ -ian, from Ancient Greek Στέντωρ (Sténtōr). Stentor was the herald of the Greek forces in the Iliad, noted for his loud voice.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stɛnˈtɔː.ɹi.ən/
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Adjective[edit]

stentorian (comparative more stentorian, superlative most stentorian)

  1. (of a voice) Loud, powerful, booming, suitable for giving speeches to large crowds.
  2. (by extension) Stern, authoritarian; demanding of respect.

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