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inconsonant Line breaks: in|con¦son|ant
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkɒns(ə)nənt/

Definition of inconsonant in English:


Not in agreement or harmony; not compatible.
Example sentences
  • And how are we to interpret teachings that seem inconsonant with current sensibilities?
  • Critics suggest that no two scenarios are bound by the same decision criteria; situationalism poses inconsonant decision constraints.
  • Productions whose content is considered to be inconsonant with the ideals and missions of Boston College will be disallowed.


Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkɒns(ə)nəns/
Example sentences
  • The artist's Pantone color play, which brings to mind the eccentric palette of the late Paul Feeley, highlights the paintings' perceptual inconsonance.
  • Due to inconsonance between intellectual and emotional development, this species is extremely volatile and bellicose.
  • It is the inconsonance between the organs or within one or more of the three organs that causes turbulence in a nuclear deterrence relationship.
Example sentences
  • Now the authorities have decided that the building is being used inconsonantly to its destination and that it should be taken away from its owners.
  • He does not act inconsonantly with merit.
  • This would be, inconsonantly enough, the radix of the onslaught.
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