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Webster 1913 Edition


Hoarseness

Hoarse′ness

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Noun.
Harshness or roughness of voice or sound, due to mucus collected on the vocal cords, or to swelling or looseness of the cords.

Webster 1828 Edition


Hoarseness

HOARSENESS

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Noun.
Harshness or roughness of voice or sound; preternatural asperity of voice.

Definition 2022


hoarseness

hoarseness

English

Noun

hoarseness (usually uncountable, plural hoarsenesses)

  1. The quality of being hoarse, of having a dry harsh voice.
    The hoarseness of her voice was caused by years of smoking.

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