Definition of Musicalness

1. Noun. The property of sounding like music.

Exact synonyms: Musicality
Generic synonyms: Sound Property
Specialized synonyms: Lyricality, Lyricism, Songfulness, Melodiousness, Tunefulness, Texture
Attributes: Musical, Nonmusical, Unmusical
Derivative terms: Musical, Musical, Musical, Musical, Musical



Definition of Musicalness

1. n. The quality of being musical.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musicalness

musicale
musicales
musicalise
musicalised
musicalises
musicalising
musicalities
musicality
musicalization
musicalizations
musicalize
musicalized
musicalizes
musicalizing
musically
musicalness (current term)
musicals
musicdisk
musicdisks
musician
musician's cramp
musicianly
musicians
musicianship
musicianships
musicing
musick
musicke
musicked
musicker

Literary usage of Musicalness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1881)
"... and the poem descriptive of Belshazzar's Feast, are remarkable for their vigor and musicalness. THE most minute, and also the most ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"The musicalness of it and the delicately ideal treatment of the love passion were noticeable characteristics. In his subsequent books — 'The Celestial ..."

3. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1903)
"... and new-mown hay, the sweet musicalness of rippling brooks, the delicate atmosphere of the quiet life, and the savor of the old-time spirit. ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1834)
"... plots—the frequent clumsiness in the conduct of them, and the rudeness of the verse, which has neither the ease of prose nor the musicalness of metre. ..."

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