What is another word for consonance?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒnsənəns] (IPA)

Consonance is a literary device that refers to the repetition of consonant sounds in close proximity. There are various synonyms that are associated with this literary device. For example, assonance refers to the repetition of vowel sounds, while alliteration refers to the repetition of initial consonant sounds in a phrase or line. Another related term is rhyme, which involves the repetition of similar sounds at the end of words. Additionally, there is also the term sibilance, which refers to the repetition of sibilant sounds, such as "s," "sh," or "z." Other synonyms for consonance include echoing, reverberation, and resonance. These synonyms help to convey the various ways in which the sound of language can be used to create meaning in literature.

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What are the hypernyms for Consonance?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
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    figure of speech, wordplay, literary device, phonological process, Acoustic element, Auditory artifice, Aural effect, Phonetic phenomenon, Phonological feature, Prosodic Element, poetic technique.

What are the hyponyms for Consonance?

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What are the opposite words for consonance?

Consonance refers to the pleasing combination of sounds in words, usually used to create a harmonious effect in a passage or poem. The opposite of consonance is dissonance, which refers to the jarring, unpleasant sound of words and phrases that are deliberately placed together. Another antonym for consonance is cacophony, which describes a harsh, unpleasant mix of sounds that are difficult to listen to. Antithesis is another antonym, describing a contrast or opposition of words or ideas that create a discordant effect. In literature, the use of antonyms for consonance can be effective in conveying different emotions, such as anger, tension, and discomfort.

Usage examples for Consonance

Notwithstanding the pleasure it may be, to partake of the hospitality of your noble house, I would gladly forego that happiness, were it in consonance with my duty to the King-which of course is paramount to everything else.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid
There was no light in the chamber; the cold glitter of the glass was in consonance with the chill that had crept over his spirits; and he moved on, convinced that his imagination had been mocking him.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid
Not because they were in consonance with the professions of her own father; but from the courage required to avow such sentiments in such times; and courage was just the virtue to challenge the admiration of this bold-hearted beauty.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid

Famous quotes with Consonance

  • The moral law is the expression of our inmost nature, and when we live in consonance with it we feel that we are living out our true being.
    Felix Adler
  • For the Greeks who believed in the immortality of the soul it may have been harder to accept the Christian preaching of the resurrection than it was for others. … The teaching of the great philosophers Socrates and Plato can in no way be brought into consonance [agreement] with that of the New Testament.
  • The Law-Giver meant us Muslims to provide for the necessary, additional legislation through the exercise of our (Independent Reasoning) in consonance with the spirit of Islam.
    Muhammad Asad

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