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Noun: sonority  su'nor-u-tee or su'nór-i-tee [N. Amer], su'nó-ri-tee [Brit]
  1. Having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    - plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, vibrancy

Derived forms: sonorities

Type of: quality, timber [non-standard], timbre, tone

Encyclopedia: Sonority