meaning of assonant

assonant meaning in General Dictionary

Having a resemblance of noises

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  • having the same sound (especially exactly the same vowel sound) occurring in consecutive anxious syllables
  • getting the exact same vowel sound occurring with various consonants in successive words or stressed syllables
  • Having a resemblance of noises.
  • Pertaining to the particular species of rhyme called assonance; maybe not consonant.

assonant meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Having a resemblance of sounds.

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  • (a.) Pertaining to the strange species of rhyme called assonance; perhaps not consonant.

Sentence Examples with the word assonant

The Poem of the Cid is but a fragment of 3744 lines, written in a barbarous style, in rugged assonant rhymes, and a rude Alexandrine measure, but it glows with the pure fire of poetry, and is full of a noble simplicity and a true epical grandeur, invaluable as a living picture of the age.

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