intonation

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Noun[change]

Singular
intonation

Plural
intonations

  1. Intonation is act of intoning or chanting.
    I could hear the intonations of the priest in the church.
  2. Intonation is the rise and fall in the pitch of a voice.
    I could tell from his intonation that he was a German speaker.
  3. Intonation is the ability to play or sing a musical note in tune.
    He needed to work on his intonation as he was often out of tune on the higher notes.