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
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ab- (“away”) + sonant (“voiced sound”), from Latin sonare ("sound").
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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.
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troopie commented on the word absonant
Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to consonant.
Latin ab + sonans, past preterite of sonare to sound.
May 7, 2008
qms commented on the word absonant
Those rappers who natter and howl
Spew verse whose savor is foul.
If the match is just assonant
The rhyming is absonant.
A rhyme is much more than a vowel.
June 5, 2015