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clam·or

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, dinnoun

    a loud harsh or strident noise

  2. clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cryverb

    loud and persistent outcry from many people

    "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"

  3. clamor, clamourverb

    make loud demands

    "he clamored for justice and tolerance"

  4. clamor, clamourverb

    utter or proclaim insistently and noisily

    "The delegates clamored their disappointment"

  5. clamorverb

    compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring

    "They clamored the mayor into building a new park"

Wiktionary

  1. clamornoun

    A great outcry or vociferation; loud and continued shouting or exclamation.

    Etymology: Recorded in English since c. 1385, from clamor (modern clameur), from clamor, from clamo; the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.

  2. clamornoun

    Any loud and continued noise.

    Etymology: Recorded in English since c. 1385, from clamor (modern clameur), from clamor, from clamo; the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.

  3. clamornoun

    A continued public expression, often of dissatisfaction or discontent; a popular outcry.

    Etymology: Recorded in English since c. 1385, from clamor (modern clameur), from clamor, from clamo; the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.

  4. clamorverb

    To cry out and/or demand.

    Anyone who tastes our food seems to clamor for more.

    Etymology: Recorded in English since c. 1385, from clamor (modern clameur), from clamor, from clamo; the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.

  5. clamorverb

    To demand by outcry.

    Thousands of demonstrators clamoring the government's resignation were literally deafening, yet their cries fell in deaf ears

    Etymology: Recorded in English since c. 1385, from clamor (modern clameur), from clamor, from clamo; the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.

  6. clamorverb

    To become noisy insistently.

    After a confused murmur the audience soon clamored

    Etymology: Recorded in English since c. 1385, from clamor (modern clameur), from clamor, from clamo; the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.

  7. clamorverb

    To influence by outcry.

    His many supporters successfully clamor his election without a formal vote

    Etymology: Recorded in English since c. 1385, from clamor (modern clameur), from clamor, from clamo; the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.

  8. clamorverb

    To silence.

    Etymology: Recorded in English since c. 1385, from clamor (modern clameur), from clamor, from clamo; the sense to silence may have a distinct (unknown) etymology.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clamornoun

    a great outcry or vociferation; loud and continued shouting or exclamation

  2. Clamornoun

    any loud and continued noise

  3. Clamornoun

    a continued expression of dissatisfaction or discontent; a popular outcry

  4. Clamorverb

    to salute loudly

  5. Clamorverb

    to stun with noise

  6. Clamorverb

    to utter loudly or repeatedly; to shout

  7. Clamorverb

    to utter loud sounds or outcries; to vociferate; to complain; to make importunate demands

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  1. Colmar, molrac

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clamor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clamor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of clamor in a Sentence

  1. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller:

    It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.

  2. Richard Olney, a lawyer for the Boston & Maine and Attorney General under Grover Cleveland, advising a railroad president:

    The [Interstate Commerce] commission, as its functions have now been limited by the courts is, or can be made, of great use to the railroads. It satisfies the public clamor for a government supervision of railroads, at the same time that that supervision is almost entirely nominal.

  3. Edward Hoagland:

    True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow.

  4. Citigroup Inc:

    You are going to start to see the U.S. retail customer, not just for Citi, but for the industry, begin to clamor for higher rates.

  5. Marialbert Barrios:

    There's a clamor for change. This is a broken, thieving government.

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