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clamorous, clashing, discordant, grating, harsh, jangling, jarring, rasping, raucous, screeching, shrill, stridulant, stridulous, unmusical, vociferous  
   calm, dulcet, gentle, harmonious, mellifluous, mellow, quiet, soft, soothing, sweet  
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1       adj   If you use strident to describe someone or the way they express themselves, you mean that they make their feelings or opinions known in a very strong way that perhaps makes people uncomfortable.,   (disapproval)    ...the unnecessarily strident tone of the President's remarks...     
2       adj   If a voice or sound is strident, it is loud, harsh, and unpleasant to listen to.  
She tried to laugh, and the sound was harsh and strident...     

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