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Definition of the noun utterance
What does utterance mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: utterances
- the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
- examples: She choked her utterance with sobs. | There is but One who is absolutely by and through himself, — namely, God; and God is not the mere dead conception to which we have thus given utterance, but he is in himself pure Life. | The utterance is potentially misleading. | The verb refers to what the speaker of the utterance is doing. | This utterance is not a sentence. | As liberty of thought is absolute, so is liberty of speech, which is "inseparable" from the liberty of thought. Liberty of speech, moreover, is essential not only for its own sake but for the sake of truth, which requires absolute liberty for the utterance of unpopular and even demonstrably false opinions.
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonym of utterance: vocalization
- more generic term: auditory communication = communication that relies on hearing
- more specific terms:
- roll call = calling out an official list of names
- vociferation / outcry / shout / call / yell / cry = a loud utterance
- yell / cry = a loud utterance of emotion
- croaking / croak = a harsh hoarse utterance
- exclamation / exclaiming = an abrupt excited utterance
- expletive = a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line
- groan / moan = an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
- ahem / hem = the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat
- ululation / howling / howl = a long loud emotional utterance
- laughter / laugh = the sound of laughing
- mumble = a soft indistinct utterance
- paging = calling out the name of a person
- profanity = vulgar or irreverent speech or action
- pronunciation = the manner in which someone utters a word
- exultation / jubilation / rejoicing = the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
- suspiration / sigh = an utterance made by exhaling audibly
- snarl = a vicious angry growl
- speech production / speaking = the utterance of intelligible speech
- speech = something spoken
- splutter / sputter = an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds
- rasping / rasp = uttering in an irritated tone
- growling = a gruff or angry utterance
- part: speech sound / phone / sound = an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
Alternative definition of the noun utterance
- An act of uttering.
- Something spoken.
- The ability to speak.
- Manner of speaking.
- [context: now literary] The utmost extremity (of a fight etc.).
"Utterance" is a musical album of Tuff Lion.
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"Utterance" is a book by Angela Morgan.
- also known as "Utterance, and other poems"
Utterance: In spoken language analysis an utterance is a smallest unit of speech. It is a continuous piece of speech beginning and ending with a clear pause. In the case of oral languages, it is generally but not always bounded by silence. Utterances do not exist in written language, only their representations do. It can be represented and delineated in written language in many ways.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Utterance
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The Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts: Volume 1, Logic and the Philosophy of Language (1988)
by Norman Kretzmann, Eleonore Stump
The utterance is that which is put forward along with the concept of the thing; in that case a signification is united to the...
A Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)
by Katie Wales
Utterance is not easily distinguished from SENTENCE, but can usefully be seen as the physical realization of a sentence in either its spoken or written form. In other words, it belongs to language in use rather than language as a system.
by Karen Tracy, Cornelia Ilie, Todd Sandel
Marty's utterance in line 3 is equally central to constituting because it provides Loes with evidence of how ...
An Encyclopedia of Language (2002)
by N.E. Collinge
wasrepresented in ameaningful utterance, logos. Logoswas defined by Diogenes of Babylon(a Stoicof thesecond century BC whose thoughtis outlined for us by Diogenes Laertius (third century ...
by Josef Vachek
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- Utterance Meaning
Video shows what utterance means. An act of uttering.. Something spoken.. The ability to speak.. Utterance Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
- The Concise Utterance of Negative Terminology
- Without Utterance: Tales from the Other Side of Language
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- Without Utterance: Tales From the Other Side of Language - Treasure
The catastrophe of losing language is told by a lover of observation willing to dig deep into essential memories of self. The author tells the tender, sometimes ...
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Quotes about Utterance
My utterance is mighty, I am more powerful than the ghosts; may they have no power over me.
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Scrabble value of U1T1T1E1R1A1N1C3E1
The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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