Definition of absonant in English:

Share this entry

absonant

Pronunciation: /ˈabsənənt/

adjective

archaic
Discordant or unreasonable.

Origin

Mid 16th century: from Latin ab- 'away, from' + sonant- 'sounding', from sonare, on the pattern of words such as dissonant.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: ab·so·nant

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.