consonancy

noun
con·​so·​nan·​cy | \ ˈkän(t)-s(ə-)nən(t)-sē How to pronounce consonancy (audio) \
plural consonancies

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Examples of consonancy in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of consonancy

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for consonancy

Middle English consonancie, consonancy "harmony of sounds, perfect musical chord, fixed relationship," borrowed from Latin consonantia "musical concord, harmony of sounds" — more at consonance

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The first known use of consonancy was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Consonancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consonancy. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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