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1. continuant

noun. consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract.

Synonyms

  • fricative consonant
  • fricative
  • continuant consonant
  • spirant

Antonyms

  • loud
  • noisy
  • tough
  • coldhearted

Etymology

  • -ant (English)
  • -ant (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • continue (English)
  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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2. continuant

adjective. of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as f',s', z', orth' in both thin' andthen').

Synonyms

  • soft
  • fricative
  • sibilant
  • spirant

Antonyms

  • quiet
  • euphonious
  • beseeching
  • softness

Etymology

  • -ant (English)
  • -ant (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • continue (English)
  • continuer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. consonant

noun. ['ˈkɑːnsənənt'] a speech sound that is not a vowel.

Synonyms

  • pharyngeal consonant
  • pharyngeal
  • obstruent
  • alveolar consonant
  • phone
  • speech sound
  • guttural consonant
  • nasal consonant
  • dental
  • geminate
  • aspirate
  • voiceless consonant
  • nasal
  • labiodental consonant
  • labial
  • labiodental
  • surd
  • sound
  • guttural
  • velar consonant
  • lingual
  • labial consonant
  • velar
  • dental consonant
  • liquid

Antonyms

  • unfit
  • injured
  • damaged
  • unwholesome

Etymology

  • consonans (Latin)

4. consonant

noun. ['ˈkɑːnsənənt'] a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant.

Synonyms

  • letter of the alphabet
  • alphabetic character

Antonyms

  • devoice
  • silence
  • unreasonable

Etymology

  • consonans (Latin)

5. consonant

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnsənənt'] involving or characterized by harmony.

Synonyms

  • harmonious
  • harmonized
  • harmonic
  • harmonised

Antonyms

  • low
  • voiced
  • unsound
  • unhealthy

Etymology

  • consonans (Latin)

6. consonant

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnsənənt'] in keeping.

Synonyms

  • concordant
  • conformable
  • accordant
  • agreeable

Antonyms

  • continuant consonant
  • stop consonant
  • disarrange
  • exhale

Etymology

  • consonans (Latin)
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