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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 ...
Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Nineteenth Century which are No Longer in Use, Or are Not Used in the Same Sense and Words which are Now Used Only in the Provincial Dialects
Absonant, adj. (Lat.) (1) Discordant, disagreeing, Absonous was used in the same sense. (2) Untunable. Cockeram. Abstacle, s. for obstacle. Abstent, adj. Absent. Warw. Abster, v. (Lat. abslerreo.) To deter. Abstinent, adj. (Lat.) Abstemious.
Rhyming dictionary for the use of young poets, with an essay on English versification [by T. Smibert]. (1852)
by Thomas Smibert
Ant, cant, chant, grant, pant, plant, rant, slant, aslant, complaisant, displant, enchant, gallant, implant, recant, supplant, transplant, absonant, adamant, arrogant, combatant, consonant, cormorant, pro- testant, significant, visitant, covenant, ...
by Amandus Vandendriessche
ABDICANT, absonant, adamant, adjutant, adulterant, agglutinant, alignant, alterant, annuitant, applicant, appurtenant, arrogant, buoyant, byzant, cognizant, communicant, concomitant, confidant, consonant, cormorant, covenant, dissonant , ...
by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)
Absonous, absonant, illogical, implausible, incompatible, incompetible ; ...
Walker's Pronouncing dictionary of the English language, with Webster's definitions and Worcester's improvements, remodelled. Pearl ed (1873)
by P Austin Nuttall, John Walker
Absonant, ah'-to-nant, a., contrary to reason. ABsoEe, ah-sawrh' v. a., ...
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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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