consonance definition

  • noun:
    • Agreement; balance; accord.
    • Close communication of sounds.
    • The repetition of consonants or of a consonant structure, specifically at the stops of terms, like in blank and think or strong and sequence.
    • Music A simultaneous mix of noises perhaps not needing quality to some other mixture of sounds for finality of impact and conventionally thought to be good or pleasing.
    • The repetition of consonant noises, although not vowels such as assonance.
    • balance; contract; insufficient discordance
    • Accord or arrangement of sounds produced simultaneously, as a note having its 3rd, 5th, and 8th.
    • Agreement or congruity; harmony; accord; persistence; suitableness.
    • Friendship; concord.
    • Accord or arrangement of sounds; especially, in music, a simultaneous mixture of two shades that's, alone, both agreeable and last in place.
    • circumstances of agreement or conformity; congruity; equilibrium; consistency: because, the consonance of views among judges; the consonance of a ritual to the Scriptures.
    • The sympathetic vibration of a sonorous body, as a piano-string, when another of the identical pitch is sounded near it.
    • the home of sounding harmonious
    • the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) specifically during the ends of words

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