Definition of clamant in English:

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clamant

Pronunciation: /ˈkleɪm(ə)nt/
/ˈklam(ə)nt/

adjective

Urgently demanding attention: the proper use of biotechnology has become a clamant question
More example sentences
  • You've been doing more for the system than the clamant renegades or blatant sell-outs you despise.
  • Is there not a clamant need today to rally to the cause of The Queen in Parliament, against constitutional and Europhile tinkering?
  • Instead, from day one, they should have shouted from the rooftops the clamant need for the most radical reform.

Derivatives

clamantly

adverb
Example sentences
  • They are well sung and the orchestral role is given the attention its attractions clamantly demand.
  • Here the exotic accents are presented but they emerge and play chase with a whole palette of cut-glass avant-garde paraphernalia - both clamantly violent and dreamily disengaged.
  • Do not these terrible figures plead eloquently and clamantly for a revision and reform of our existing hospital system?

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin clamant- 'crying out', from the verb clamare.

Words that rhyme with clamant

claimant, payment, raiment

For editors and proofreaders

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