is a subjective measure of sound which can be determined by the intensity of certain component of 'sound' such as the base element of a piece of music which are more likely to travel than higher frequencies.

LOUDNESS: "Most would agree a jumbo jet landing next to a house is far too loud, however, some may disagree, this is the subjective nature of loudness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LOUDNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/loudness/ (accessed June 25, 2019).