- Sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound. )
- usage: "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
- The auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience.
- usage: "modern music is just noise to me"
- Electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication.
- A loud outcry of protest or complaint.
- usage: "the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise"; "whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could"
- Incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks.
- usage: "all the noise in his speech concealed the fact that he didn't have anything to say"
- The quality of lacking any predictable order or plan.
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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