Intonation in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Intonation

the rise and fall in the pitch of a voice

Examples of Intonation in a sentence

The rising intonation in the teenager's voice at the end of each sentence makes it seem as if she is asking a question.  🔊

Although David speaks in a flat voice without any intonation, he insists that he is a good speaker.  🔊

My mom uses the intonation of her voice to lull her children to sleep.  🔊

Correct usage of intonation is a useful tool in the hands of a skilled speaker.  🔊

Jack is a master radio talk show host who uses intonation in place of hand gestures.  🔊

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