Sounds are often described as loud or soft; high-pitched or low-pitched. These words are commonly used to describe, or characterize, how sounds are perceived. Scientists measure frequency, which can be related to the common word pitch.
What are words that describe sounds?
Onomatopoeia (also onomatopeia in American English), is the process of creating a word that phonetically imitates, resembles, or suggests the sound that it describes. Such a word itself is also called an onomatopoeia. Common onomatopoeias include animal noises such as oink, meow (or miaow), roar, and chirp.
How do you describe sound in writing?
Onomatopoeia is a word that describes a sound. In many cases, its only meaning is to describe a sound, like kapow! The most easily identifiable examples of onomatopoeia are in comic books. The panels describe sounds through bubbles with words like crash, bang, pow, and zap.
How do you describe sound quality?
Sibilant – The high unpleasant peaks that are usually unpleasant to the ear if too prevalent. Smooth – Describing the quality of sound reproduction having no irritating qualities; free from high-frequency peaks, and relaxing to listen to. Soundstage – A description of the 3D sound space that a driver makes.
How would you describe bad sound quality?
Congestion – Sounds overlapping each other and poor clarity. Dark/Darkness – Usually where the higher frequencies are less prominent. Harsh is usually used to describe the upper mid to upper frequencies when you get too much treble, which is an unpleasant quality.
How do you describe good sound quality?
Fun – A usually high-energy sound with an emphasized bass. Harsh is usually used to describe the upper mid to upper frequencies when you get too much treble, which is an unpleasant quality. Highs – The upper frequencies/ higher notes. Natural – Sounds as it should, real and true to life.