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    sibilation

    sibilation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sibilation

    Definition
    (noun) a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    Synonyms : fizzle , hiss , hissing , hushing
    Example Sentence
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
    Definition
    (noun) pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
    Synonyms : assibilation
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