English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'pronunciation'

(noun) 
Definition
the way in which someone pronounces words
You'll have to forgive my bad French pronunciation.
Synonyms
intonation
His voice had a very slight German intonation.
,
accent
He has developed a slight American accent.
,
speech
His speech became increasingly thick and nasal.
,
stress
the misplaced stress on the first syllable
,
articulation
an actor able to sustain clear articulation over long periods
,
inflection
His voice was devoid of inflection.
,
diction
Clear diction is important in public speaking.
,
elocution
He took courses in elocution and acting at the London Academy.
,
enunciation
,
accentuation

usage note

The -un- in pronunciation should be written and pronounced in the same way as the -un- in unkind. It is incorrect to add an o before the u to make this word look and sound more like pronounce.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of accent
Definition
the distinctive style of pronunciation of a person or group from a particular area, country, or social background
He has developed a slight American accent.
Synonyms
brogue,
modulation,
enunciation,
accentuation
in the sense of articulation
Definition
the expressing of an idea in words
an actor able to sustain clear articulation over long periods
Synonyms
voicing,
enunciation,
vocalization,
verbalization
in the sense of diction
Definition
the manner of pronouncing words and sounds
Clear diction is important in public speaking.

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