The state or property of being percussive.

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  • percussiveness — per·cus·sive·ness …   English syllables

  • percussive — adjective Date: 1793 1. of or relating to percussion; especially operative or operated by striking 2. having powerful impact • percussively adverb • percussiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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