1. [syn: cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Vociferation \Vo*cif`er*a"tion\, n. [L. vociferatio: cf. F.
The act of vociferating; violent outcry; vehement utterance
of the voice.
Violent gesture and vociferation naturally shake the
hearts of the ignorant. --Spectator.
Plaintive strains succeeding the vociferations of
emotion or of pain. --Byron.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the
speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the
audience" [syn: cry, outcry, call, yell, shout,