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tone
used in 1984 by Orwell

7 uses
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Definition
the general feeling, mood, or attitude of something — especially of something said or written
  • Something in the tone of his voice seemed to add, 'that bloody fool'.
    p. 55.7
tone = quality of voice expressing an attitude
  • The tune that they were playing changed, and the tone of the music changed too.
    p. 77.4
  • tone = general feel
  • The tone of his voice implied at once a complete admission of his guilt and a sort of incredulous horror that such a word could be applied to himself.
    p. 232.8
  • tone = quality of voice that expresses a feeling or attitude
  • When he spoke it was in an easy, conversational tone.
    p. 252.9
  • tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or attitude
  • 'All this is a digression,' he added in a different tone.
    p. 266.7
  • tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or mood
  • He paused, and went on in a gentler tone: 'You are improving.'
    p. 282.3
  • tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or mood
  • The voice from the telescreen paused and added in a different and much graver tone: 'You are warned to stand by for an important announcement at fifteen-thirty.'
    p. 289.6
tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or mood
There are no more uses of "tone" in 1984 by Orwell.

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