Having a resemblance of noises
- 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.
(a.) Having a resemblance of sounds.
- (a.) Pertaining to the strange species of rhyme called assonance; perhaps not consonant.
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.