Definition of Susurrant

1. Adjective. Making a low continuous indistinct sound. "Susurrant voices"

Exact synonyms: Murmuring, Whispering
Similar to: Soft
Derivative terms: Susurrate



Definition of Susurrant

1. a. Whispering.

Definition of Susurrant

1. Adjective. Of speech or sound; murmured, soft. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Susurrant

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Susurrant

sustainment
sustainments
sustains
sustenance
sustenances
sustentacle
sustentacles
sustentacular
sustentatio
sustentation
sustentations
sustentative
sustention
sustentions
susu
susurrant (current term)
susurrate
susurrated
susurrates
susurrating
susurration
susurrations
susurringly
susurrous
susurrus
susurruses
susus
suthern
sutile
sutler

Literary usage of Susurrant

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"The soft susurrant sigh, and gently murmuring kiss. ... murmur, whisper: see susurrant.] A whispering; a soft murmur. They resembled those soft ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1804)
"... susurrant arch.' The late Mr. Warton was severely ridiculed for introducing the phrase " echoing car" into one of his odes (which he had probably ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1891)
"... an everlasting cud. round and round and round, Give a soft susurrant echo of a swishing, Where the sails of countless windmills rolling swirling sound. ..."

4. Music: A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and (1896)
"Marguerite enters her door with the susurrant " Maw demain, oui, de- main.' " on her lips. ..."

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