noun /vəʊˌsɪf.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən,voʊˌsɪf.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən/
The act of exclaiming; violent outcry; vehement utterance of the voice.

And as she apprehended the boys life was in danger, she screamed ten times louder than before; and indeed Master Blifil himself now seconded her with all the vociferation in his power.

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  • vocifération — [ vɔsiferasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1120, repris 1792; lat. vociferatio ♦ Parole bruyante, prononcée dans la colère. Vociférations d émeute. Pousser des vociférations. ⇒ cri, hurlement. « La foule s empressait [...] avec des vociférations, des hurlements »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vociferation — Vo*cif er*a tion, n. [L. vociferatio: cf. F. vocif[ e]ration.] The act of vociferating; violent outcry; vehement utterance of the voice. [1913 Webster] Violent gesture and vociferation naturally shake the hearts of the ignorant. Spectator. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vociferation — (v. lat.), Schreien, Lärmen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • vociferation — index noise, outcry, pandemonium Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vociferation — (n.) c.1400, from L. vociferationem, noun of action from vociferari (see VOCIFEROUS (Cf. vociferous)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • vociferation — see under vociferate at ROAR vb …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • vociferation — /voh sif euh ray sheuhn/, n. noisy outcry; clamor. [1350 1400; ME < L vociferation (s. of vociferatio), equiv. to vociferat(us) (see VOCIFERATE) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • vociferation — noun see vociferate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • VOCIFÉRATION — n. f. Parole accompagnée de clameurs; il s’emploie surtout au pluriel. Les vociférations de l’assemblée ne l’intimidèrent point …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • vociferation — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Offensively loud and insistent utterances, especially of disapproval: clamor, hullabaloo, outcry, rumpus, uproar. Idiom: hue and cry. See LIKE, SOUNDS …   English dictionary for students

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