dinned dinned

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a loud harsh or strident noise
  2. (n) the act of making a noisy disturbance
  3. (v) make a resonant sound, like artillery
  4. (v) instill (into a person) by constant repetition

Usage(s):

  1. For 53 days the Voice, harsh, flat and earnest, had dinned from railroad sidings, auditoriums, all around the radio dial.
  2. Sirs: It has been dinned in our ears by the isolationists that our entry into another world conflict would spell the end of American democracy.
  3. By her mother, her friends, her teachers it was dinned into her marrow that the one aim in life of every nice girl was to have hold a Husband.

News

  1. Dingoes Wrongly Accused Of Animal Extinctions

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the journal Ecology say that despite popular belief, the Australian dingo should not be blamed for mass extinctions. Dingoes have been blamed for the extinctions of the Tasmanian tiger and the Tasmanian devil on the Australian mainland about 3,000 years ago. Instead, the scientists blame Aboriginal populations and a shift ...
    on September 11, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. Dingo wrongly blamed for extinctions

    Dingoes have been unjustly blamed for the extinctions on the Australian mainland of the Tasmanian tiger (or thylacine) and the Tasmanian devil, a study has found.
    on September 10, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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