from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wide from the purpose; contrary; discordant: opposed to consonant: as, “absonant to nature,” Quarles, The Mourner.
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.