unisonance

noun
unis·​o·​nance | \ -nən(t)s \
plural unisonances

Definition of unisonance

: a blending of sound The first two sounds reach the ear as a unisonance—the booming impact of the tons of water and the wild roar of the up-rush blending—and this mingled sound dissolves into the foam-bubble hissing of the third.— Henry Beston, The Outermost House, 1928 especially : unison

First Known Use of unisonance

1721, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unisonance

unison entry 2 + -ance

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“Unisonance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unisonance. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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