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Definition of the adjective absonant
What does absonant mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Discordant; contrary; -- opposed to consonant.
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by Robert Pemberton (F.R.S.L.)
Ab-sent is an Absolute is an Ac-ceptable is an Ac- cessary is an Ab-soi-utory is an -3 Ac-cessory is an <J Absonant is an Ac-cess- ible is ...
A Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)
absolution, pardon, absolutio, die Lossprechung, Lpszehlung, Erlassung, Begnadigung, 'Absonant, discordant, absonus, ungleich lautend, mißhellig, widrig klingend. . Absonous, (äbsonos) absonant, absurde, ...
by Daniel Fenning
AB'SONANT, Parr, [absonant, Lat.] founding harshly ; figuratively, contrary to reason, absurd, foreign to the purpose, AB'SONOUS, Adj. [absonant, Lat.] ill- ibunding] not agreeable to, in allusion to th concords of music : absonous to reason.
Comprising All the Information Needed Upon Any Subject in Daily Use : a Hand-book for Everybody for Each Day in the Year
supplant, transplant, absonant, adamant, arrogant, combatant, DICTIONARY OF RHYMES. 271.
by Alexander Reid
to sound ; sonorous, absonant, consonant, dissonant, inconsonant, outsound, resound, unconsonant, unison. Sophos (Gr.), wise; sophia, wisdom; sophical, gymnosophist ...
Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools
ABSONANT. adj. Contrary to rea- proud for. adv. above. ABOVE-BOARD. adv. In open sight ; without disguise or concealment. ABO VE-MENTIONED, adj. Mentioned previously. ABRA'DE. v. To rub off. pr. par. abrading ; past. abraded.
Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)
by Thomas Wright
ABSONANT, adj. (LaL) (1) Discordant, disagreeing. Absonous was used in the same sense. (2) Untunahle. Caclceram. Aasrscnn, s. for obstacle . Aos'rrm'r, adj. Absent. Warw. Ansren, v. (Lat. absterreo.) To deter. Aasrmexr, adj.
by Thomas Wright
Absonant, adj. (Lat.) (1) Discordant, disagreeing, Absonous was used in the same sense. (2) Untunable. Cocieram. Abstacle, ». for obstacle. Abstent, adj. Absent. Warw. Abster, v. (Lat. alsterreo.) To deter. Abstinent, adj. (Lat.) Abstemious.
and of English synonymes and paronymes by John Oswald
B Absonant, literally, sounding from ; wide from the purpose, contrary to reason. § Absonous ...
In which the Words are Not Only Rationally Divided Into Syllables, Accurately Accented, Their Part of Speech Properly Distinguished and Their Various Significations Arranged in One Line; But, Likewise, by a Key to this Work ... it Exhibits Their True Pronunciation ... To which is Prefixed, a Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. To the Whole are Added, the Scripture Proper Names in the Old and New Testaments, Names of the Principal Cities, Rivers, Mountains, &c. in the Known World: Also, the Ancient and Modern Poets, Philosophers, and Statesmen, &c. ... by William Perry (lecturer in the Academy at Edinburgh.)
transplant, absonant, adamant, arrogant, combatant, consonant, cormorant, protestant, significant, visitant, covenant, dissonant, disputant, elegant, elephant, exorbitant, conversant, extravagant, ignorant, insignificant, inhabitant, militant, ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3S1O1N1A1N1T1
The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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