American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Crying; beseeching.
- Urgent; calling for prompt attention or relief, etc.; crying: as, a very clamant case.
- Crying for punishment or vengeance; highly aggravated.
- adj. urgent
- adj. Crying earnestly; beseeching clamorously.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Crying earnestly, beseeching clamorously.
- adj. conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
- adj. demanding attention
- Latin clamans, present participle of clamo ("yell"). Compare claimant. (Wiktionary)
- Latin clāmāns, clāmant-, present participle of clāmāre, to cry out. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Is that you, Bushrod?" called the clamant, clear voice of the gray ghost.”
“It may simply be that behind the firmly controlled uninsistence of his lines American ears, grown accustomed to the clamant verse of poets like Robert Sward, who is discussed below, have not yet recognized the concentration of Enright's verse, its nerve, its distilled lack of irrelevancy.”
“Cum tacent, clamant Cicero — By remaining silent, they cry out.”
“Ita ergo clamant haec omnia, sanguis fratris, fides matris, destitutio miseri, et miseria destituti. back”
“He lent me several copies of a periodical with the clamant title of The Clarion, which was just taking up a crusade against the accepted religion.”
“Now in a world where most of us walk very contentedly in the little lit circle of their own reason, and have to be reminded of what lies without by specious and clamant exceptions — earthquakes, eruptions of”
“To the grown person, cold mutton is cold mutton all the world over; not all the mythology ever invented by man will make it better or worse to him; the broad fact, the clamant reality, of the mutton carries away before it such seductive figments.”
“They are not buildings; for you can scarcely say a thing is built where every measurement is in clamant disproportion with its neighbour.”
“The doom of the Regent and Council shows singularly the total interruption of justice at this calamitous period, even in the most clamant cases of oppression.”
“The pain of my swollen arm kept me awake until the second dawn: to the relief of my overburdened mind, for its body became clamant enough to interrupt my self-questioning when the fire of some such surface injury swept the sluggish nerves.”
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