absonant

adjective
ab·​so·​nant | \ ˈabsənənt \

Definition of absonant

archaic
: discordant, contrary, unreasonable absonant to nature— Francis Quarles — compare consonant

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First Known Use of absonant

1564, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for absonant

ab- entry 1 + -sonant (as in consonant)

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“Absonant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absonant. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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