Definition of Absonant

1. a. Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to consonant.



Definition of Absonant

1. Adjective. (archaic) Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to ''consonant''. ¹

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Definition of Absonant

1. unreasonable [adj] - See also: unreasonable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Absonant

absolutory
absolvable
absolvatory
absolve
absolved
absolvent
absolvents
absolver
absolvers
absolves
absolving
absolvitor
absolvitory
absolvitur
absolviture
absonant (current term)
absonous
absorb
absorbabilities
absorbability
absorbable
absorbable gelatin film
absorbable gelatin sponge
absorbable surgical suture
absorbably
absorbance
absorbances
absorbancies
absorbancy
absorbancy index

Literary usage of Absonant

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1. Synonyms and Antonyms by Charles John Smith (1867)
"absonant, adj. Лb, from, and sonare, to sound. ... tbe form adopted should be ab- sonous, absonant being reserved for tbat ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"absonant, adj., applied to a (certain) resemblance of sounds. (I<at.) (^Chiefly used in prosody, esp. in discussing Spanish poetry, in which assonance, ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Languageby Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"absonant, (ab'-sc-nant) o. [See AB: ABRUPTNESS, (ab-rupt'-ne.ss) ns An abrupt manner ; haste ; suddenness ; roughness ..."

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