Definition of Songfulness

1. Noun. The property of being suitable for singing.

Exact synonyms: Lyricality, Lyricism
Generic synonyms: Musicality, Musicalness
Derivative terms: Lyrical, Songful



Definition of Songfulness

1. Noun. The state or property of being songful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Songfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Songfulness

song sparrow
song thrush
song thrushes
songbird
songbirdlike
songbirds
songbook
songbooks
songcraft
songfest
songfests
songfic
songfics
songful
songfully
songfulness (current term)
songfulnesses
songish
songkok
songkoks
songless
songlessly
songlike
songline
songlines
songman
songmen
songololo
songololos
songs

Literary usage of Songfulness

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

1. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"We should not forget, either, that Liszt, in the new departure which followed his contact with Paganini, approached songfulness, from the hitter's ..."

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)
"No lyrist has had more genuine songfulness, the last test of the true lyric; in proof, witness the frequency with which his most familiar poems ha^e been ..."

3. A History of Ancient Greek Literature by Gilbert Murray (1897)
"Yet even long afterwards, under the oppression of Verres, they were known for their cheerfulness and songfulness; and it is probable that the rustic bards ..."

4. A History of Ancient Greek Literature by Gilbert Murray (1897)
"Yet even long afterwards, under the oppression of Verres, they were known for their cheerfulness and songfulness; and it is probable that the rustic bards ..."

5. Robert Herrick: A Biographical and Critical Study by Frederic William Moorman (1910)
"... Shakespeare, Breton and Campion to the next generation of lyrists, we find an undoubted falling off in spontaneity and pure songfulness. ..."

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