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Noun: loudness  lawd-nus
  1. The magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
    - volume, intensity
  2. Tasteless showiness
    - flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, brashness, meretriciousness, tawdriness, glitz [informal]

See also: loud, soft

Type of: sound property, tastelessness

Antonym: softness

Encyclopedia: Loudness