Examples of intonation in a Sentence
identical sentences, differing only in intonation
Recent Examples of intonation from the Web
Now, a group of French researchers has figured out which vocal intonations make a person sound more trustworthy or competent, using a new computer program that can transform the pitch patterns of our voices.
No one is going to confuse Penn’s intonation with Ray Brown’s or his technique with Christian McBride’s.
Alessi is a warm, lyrical improviser with precise intonation, while Bynum prefers abstract shapes and crude smears.
The influence of experimentalist forebears — Mac Wellman, Thornton Wilder — is palpable, and the show is playful with language and intonation, eager to juxtapose sense with nonsense.
The Philharmonia Orchestra, led by Kristjan Järvi, gets in on the rapture as well, but in the end this is an opportunity for Meyers to show off her velvety string tone, eloquent phrasing and impeccable intonation.
Notice how every statistic is accompanied by superlatives and intonation designed to elicit emotion instead of judgment.
The amount of emotion and intonation in Cortana's voice is charming and pleasantly surprising.
The first way will be through listening to Siri's voice, which promises to be more natural and expressive, using intonation and other human sounding tricks to get the message across.
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First Known Use of intonation
INTONATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intonation for English Language Learners
: the rise and fall in the sound of your voice when you speak
INTONATION Defined for Kids
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