Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Undertone"

Synonyms of "Undertone" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between undertone and overtone ?
A: In normal speech they both have the same meaning. They mean that there's an underlying meaning to something.

The two words only have a different meaning when it comes to music.

E.g. The lyrics of this song have a darker undertone.

Other questions about "Undertone"

Q: my undertone didn't get across to them.
my undertone didn't get through to them.

what is the difference?
A: There's no difference.
Q: "There is a political undertone to the moment."
"to the moment" means what?
A: At this particular time. "there is a political undertone to this event."

"There is a political undertone in the room, as we speak."
Q: He speaks with an undertone. does this sound natural?
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Q: He speaks with an undertone. does this sound natural?
A: It makes grammatical sense, but I don't know what it means to speak with an undertone.
Q: "oh, i see the undertone of this message..." does this sound natural?
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