What is tone of voice?

  • (noun): The quality of a person's voice.
    Example: "He spoke in a nervous tone of voice"
    Synonyms: tone

Famous quotes containing the words voice and/or tone:

    And prayer is more
    Than an order of words, the conscious occupation
    Of the praying mind, or the sound of the voice praying.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    We often contradict an opinion when it is actually only the tone with which it was put forward that is uncongenial to us.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)