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Synonyms for noise

Synonyms for noise

sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable

the sensation caused by vibrating wave motion that is perceived by the organs of hearing

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to engage in or spread gossip

Synonyms for noise

the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality

a loud outcry of protest or complaint

incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks

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the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan

References in classic literature ?
He advanced on tip-toe, trembling, frightened at the noise his feet made on the floor, his heart rent by a nameless agony.
Did we not hear a roly-poly noise in the attic when we were looking into that chest?
Those noises at night make the hair on my head bristle.
That makes no noise, and is quite as certain, and more genteel.
Thus fearful alike, of those within the prison and of those without; of noise and silence; light and darkness; of being released, and being left there to die; he was so tortured and tormented, that nothing man has ever done to man in the horrible caprice of power and cruelty, exceeds his self-inflicted punishment.
She thought that as she sat thus, musing upon the question whether life was not for some people a rather dull invention, she was frightened by a sudden noise behind her.
When evening came she heard the noise of footsteps outside, and became aware that the lion had come to the mouth of the cave, and shook itself there, after which she heard a man coming towards the couch.
It opened with difficulty, and then only on darkness; but as I turned back, the door behind me sank back and settled into its place with a noise as of innumerable bolts.
He switched the next donkey, and made him stop, and then the next, so that gradually the rattling of heels ceased and the awful noise subsided.
Every time I dropped off for the moment, a new noise woke me.
Lying dressed upon his bed, the noise awoke him with a start and found a gloomy echo in his heart.
The advice seemed good to Don Quixote, and, he leading Rocinante by the bridle and Sancho the ass by the halter, after he had packed away upon him the remains of the supper, they advanced the meadow feeling their way, for the darkness of the night made it impossible to see anything; but they had not gone two hundred paces when a loud noise of water, as if falling from great rocks, struck their ears.
So many loathsome animals inhabited the prison, that their noise did not, in general, awake him; but whether abstinence had quickened his faculties, or whether the noise was really louder than usual, Edmond raised his head and listened.
I hear the noise of some one putting his hand in his pocket," said the owl.
I see thee deafened with the noise of the great men, and stung all over with the stings of the little ones.