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consonancy

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noun con·so·nan·cy \-s(ə-)nən(t)-sē\

Definition of consonancy

plural

consonancies

  1. :  consonance 1



Examples of consonancy in a sentence

  1. <what makes Citizen Kane so great is the consonancy between its larger-than-life subject and its bravura style>



14th Century

First Known Use of consonancy

14th century


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