consonancy

noun con·so·nan·cy \ ˈkän(t)-s(ə-)nən(t)-sē \

Definition of consonancy

plural consonancies

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

First Known Use of consonancy

14th century


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