The rhythm of the tides.
An example of rhythm is the rising and falling of someone's voice.
An example of rhythm is someone dancing in time with music.
The rhythm of civilization; the rhythm of the lengthy negotiations.
A waltz rhythm.
The rhythm of speech, dancing, the heartbeat, etc.
Most dances have a rhythm as distinctive as the Iambic verse in poetry.
The Baroque term basso continuo is virtually equivalent to rhythm.
The rhythm of the seasons dominates agriculture as well as wildlife.
Other Word Forms
Origin of rhythm
- Latin rhythmus from Greek rhuthmos sreu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition