What is the difference between Ductility and Sonorous?

The difference between ductility and sonorous

is that "ductility" is ability of a material to be drawn out longitudinally to a reduced section without fracture under the action of a tensile force and "sonorous" is capable of giving out a deep, resonant sound.

ductility

sonorous

Noun

  • (physics) Ability of a material to be drawn out longitudinally to a reduced section without fracture under the action of a tensile force.

Adjective

  • Capable of giving out a deep, resonant sound.
  • Full of sound and rich, as in language or verse.
  • Wordy or grandiloquent.
  • (linguistics, phonetics) Produced with a relatively open vocal tract and relatively little obstruction of airflow.

Synonyms

  • (giving out a deep, resonant sound): booming, canorous; sonorous
  • (full of sound and rich):
  • (wordy, grandiloquent): prolix, sesquipedalian; verbose

Related terms

  • sonorant
  • sonority
  • sonorously
  • sonorousness

Examples

  • The highlight of the hike was the sonorous cave, which produced a ringing echo from the hiker’s shouts.
  • The Oath is redacted ; pronounced aloud by President Bailly, — and indeed in such a sonorous tone, that the cloud of witnesses, even outdoors, hear it, and bellow response to it.
  • For this reason the Italian opera seldom sinks into a poorness of language, but, amidst all the meanness and familiarity of the thoughts, has something beautiful and sonorous in the expression.
  • He was selected to give the opening speech thanks to his imposing, sonorous voice.
  • There is nothing of the artificial Johnsonian balance in his style. It is as often marked by a pregnant brevity as by a sonorous amplitude.
  • Vowels are more sonorous than consonants, and so we perceive them as louder and lasting longer.