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plangent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of plangent

  1. 1 expressing or suggesting mourning a plangent, haunting song about a long-ago love Synonyms of plangent aching, agonized, anguished, bemoaning, bewailing, bitter, deploring, doleful, dolesome, dolorous, funeral, grieving, heartbroken, lamentable, lugubrious, plaintive, mournful, regretful, rueful, sorrowful, sorry, wailing, weeping, woefulWords Related to plangent dirgelike, elegiac (also elegiacal), melancholy; dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, dispirited, downcast, downhearted, heartsick, heartsore, inconsolable, tearful; brokenhearted, careworn, crestfallen, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, gloomy, glum, low-spirited, miserable, sad, triste, unhappy, woebegone; bawling, crying, groaning, howling, keening, moaning, yammering; bleeding, suffering; black, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, dark, darkening, desolate, dismal, dreary, funereal, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), joyless, low, miserable, moody, morbid, morose, pathetic, pessimistic, piteous, saturnine, somber (or sombre), sullen, wretchedNear Antonyms of plangent delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing, triumphant; bright, cheerful, cheering, cheery; laughing, smiling; blissful, blithe, blithesome, buoyant, jocund, jolly, joyous, lighthearted, merry, mirthful; encouraging, hopeful, optimistic; ecstatic, elated, euphoric, exhilarated, giddy, heady, rapturous, rhapsodic (also rhapsodical)

  2. 2 marked by a high volume of sound plangent organ music filled the church Synonyms of plangent blaring, blasting, booming, clamorous, clangorous, deafening, earsplitting, piercing, loud, resounding, ringing, roaring, slam-bang, sonorous, stentorian, thundering, thunderousWords Related to plangent brazen, dinning, discordant, noisy, obstreperous, raucous, rip-roaring, vociferous; grating, harsh, overloud, sharp, shrill, squealing, stridentNear Antonyms of plangent dead, quiet, silent, still, stilly, ultraquiet; calm, dreamy, peaceful, restful, serene, soothing, tranquil; hushed, muffled, muted, softened, toned (down)Antonyms of plangent gentle, low, soft

  3. 3 marked by conspicuously full and rich sounds or tones the strong, plangent tones of a Louis Armstrong trumpet solo Synonyms of plangent golden, orotund, resonant, resounding, reverberant, reverberating, reverberative, ringing, rotund, round, sonorous, vibrantWords Related to plangent deep, full, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, plummy, rich; loud, powerful, stentorian, thundering, thunderousNear Antonyms of plangent cavernous, hollow; faint, low, murmurous, muted, smothered, soft, weak; thin, tinny



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