from The Century Dictionary.
- Wide from the purpose; contrary; discordant: opposed to consonant: as, “absonant to nature,” Quarles, The Mourner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
"A small example is the word 'absonant' which appears in the first act of 'Double Falsehood'.
"A small example is the word 'absonant' which appears in the first act of Double Falsehood.
Can any thing be more absonant from faith and reason than this absurd expression? and yet it is the direct sense, if it be any, that these men put upon the words.