Synonyms and Antonyms of consonance
1 a balanced, pleasing, or suitable arrangement of parts at present, the living room lacks consonance because all of the furniture is on one side Synonyms balance, coherence, concinnity, harmony, consonancy, orchestration, proportion, symmetry, symphony, unityRelated Words coordination, correlation, correspondence, equalization, equilibrium, evenness, order, orderliness, regularity, uniformityNear Antonyms confusion, disorganization, dissonance, disturbance, tension; disconnectedness, disjointedness, incompatibility; irregularity, unevennessAntonyms asymmetry, discordance, disproportion, disunity, imbalance, incoherence, violence
2 a state of consistency in good writing there is always consonance of thought and expression, as the use of simple words for simple thoughts Synonyms accord, accordance, agreement, conformance, congruence, congruency, congruity, conformity, harmony, tuneRelated Words compatibility; assimilation, integration; oneness, solidarity, togetherness; affinity, empathy, sympathyNear Antonyms contrast, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diverseness, diversity, unlikeness; deviance, divergence; discord, discordance, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, disunity, friction, strife; variability, variance; incompatibilityAntonyms conflict, disagreement, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness
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