Definition of Raucity

1. n. Harshness of sound; rough utterance; hoarseness; as, the raucity of a trumpet, or of the human voice.



Definition of Raucity

1. Noun. Harshness of sound; rough utterance; hoarseness. ¹

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Definition of Raucity

1. the state of being raucous [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raucity

rattly
ratton
rattons
rattoon
rattooned
rattooning
rattoons
rattrap
rattraps
ratty
ratu
ratus
raubasine
raucid
raucities
raucity (current term)
raucle
raucler
rauclest
raucous
raucously
raucousness
raucousnesses
rauenthalite
raught
rauli beech
raun
raunch out
raunched

Literary usage of Raucity

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1. A General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: To by George Fulton, G. Knight (1814)
"REA 27 Ravage, rav'âj, v. to lay waste ; to spoil—n. spoil ; ruin ; waste raucity, ... raucity ..."

2. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1879)
"... was publish«! by Drown, though many bear his MS. names, and only the more common species were indicated in the Appendix to ihe above voyage. A raucity ..."

3. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1876)
"It is true that inequality not stayed upon, but passing, is rather an increase of sweetness ; as in the purling of a wreathed string ; and in the raucity of ..."

4. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget, Samuel Romilly Roget (1879)
"(speak imperfectly) 583. hoarseness &c. adj. ; raucity. steal on the ear ; melt in -, float on- the air. Adj. inaudible; scarcely -, just- audible; low, ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1839)
"I could now perceive a peculiar rudesse de la voix, or raucity of voice, especially in the act of crying, and which was not at all observed before this day. ..."

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