Translation of strident in Spanish:

strident

estridente, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈstraɪdnt//ˈstrʌɪd(ə)nt/

adjective

  • 1

    (tone/voice) estridente
    • Some of them sound quite nice and even have some directional placement, while others sound harsh and strident.
    • Her voice wouldn't sound how she intended: it was either terrifyingly strident or miserably flat.
    • The only real flaw comes from the age and technical limitations of the time, which results in a somewhat harsh and strident sound on occasion.
    • Above the sound of a thousand or so Canada geese that were honking and clamouring, I could hear the gong of the bell on the channel buoys as they sounded their strident warning note.
    • For example, if the voice is too loud and strident, that indicates excess, as does the sudden onset of a violent cough.
    • At length, Caleb heard Audrey's strident laughter and hurriedly returned his attention to his cousin.
    • This is a shrill, strident performance by someone who displays little or no aptitude for comedy or drama.
    • I tried to sleep on the hour-long ride, but the harsh, strident sound became louder and the long menacing finger pointed angrily.
    • Its raw strident sound was one of the first to make use of the rhythms of jazz.
    • The strident noise moved through the pounding rain, and then the figure lowered its head and perked its long ears.
    • Apparently, he had trouble making it to the sessions, but he still sounds fine, and if anything, his voice sounds warmer, less strident.
    • There were many strident and discordant passages, but in the context of the work as a whole they seemed entirely appropriate.
    • The mono tracks are somewhat harsh and strident, though the dialogue is always clearly understood.
    • The twitches of annoyance caused by this woman's strident voice hammering against my skull began to ebb away when I heard her sign off from the call.
    • I plunk along, hitting so many strident notes that it sounds like I tried to compose the piece myself.
    • In attempts to scare you, there are several moments in the film that use strident and extremely loud bursts of audio, combined with a perfectly timed cut, quite effectively.
    • I slammed my drink down on the counter and the elder winced at the strident sound it made, but he refused to look up.
    • The commander seemed to become shriller and more strident the more I held my tongue in check and treated the board of inquiry with respect.
    • Some ten minutes later my bite alarm sounded its strident note.
    • There is a bit of sibilance and strident qualities to the sound, but not in a distracting or annoying manner.
  • 2

    (revolutionaries/criticism) estridente
    • Despite strident criticisms of her views from legal academics and at times her brethren, she has maintained her positions with dignity.
    • Such strident views worry me, but I leave the politics of England to those here.
    • I was well aware by this stage that Judy was in constant dispute with the local authority and held strident views about their perceived inadequacies.
    • On the other hand, he has loud and extremely strident conservative positions on the war and on gun control, and these get far more attention on his blog than anything else.
    • Readers respect us for our impartiality and balance, but does that mean we should never carry more strident views?
    • Domestically they were strident, harsh, and intolerant, especially to other ethnic groups.
    • His day began with a shrill and strident press statement banged out at about 1 o'clock, which is long before he could have understood what the Government was up to.
    • He likes to hold the floor and has strident views on just about everything.
    • It is true that after 1952, her views become less strident.
    • The Danish astrologer I referred to is one such individual, joining in the cacophony of screeches and strident appeals to action, all based on lies and inventions.
    • Their strident views have, like so many conservative inanities, now become mainstream.
    • The Reserve Bank has said so, in steadily louder and more strident tones, for at least a year.
    • The duo have a lot in common and a fresh face fronting the most successful airline in Europe would present a less strident visage to the EU and the general public.
    • However, signals from the White House have continued to be cautious, not echoing the strident tone of the activists.
    • The tone was new: not merely strident, but shrill, vindictive, intemperate; but most noticeably, the real target was new.
    • Arianna may have blown her chance for a television career with strident, shrill posturing.
    • The shrillness and strident rhetoric probably did their cause more harm than good.
    • Jim Lee's strident letter against religious fundamentalism a few weeks ago carried more than a hint of fundamentalism itself.
    • Plain old racism, in addition to economics, plays a part in the agitation of the privileged classes, who grow louder and more strident as their historical privileges are eroded.
    • In the final analysis, we may not know for certain the reason or reasons why Leland, a Baptist who never owned slaves, abandoned his early, strident antislavery views near the end of his life.