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concordant

[kon-kawr-dnt, kuh n-]
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adjective
  1. agreeing; harmonious.

Origin of concordant

1475–85; < Anglo-French, Middle French concordant. See concord, -ant
Related formscon·cord·ant·ly, adverbnon·con·cord·ant, adverbnon·con·cord·ant·ly, adverbun·con·cord·ant, adjectiveun·con·cord·ant·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • This must be regarded with some suspicion, as the data were not concordant.

    On Laboratory Arts

    Richard Threlfall

  • Their united testimony is so concordant that it is altogether irresistible.

  • The temperaments of the breeding couple ought to be concordant.

  • Sometimes these two Executives are concordant, sometimes discordant.

  • Nay, sweet Mistress Tickleman, be concordant; reverence antiquity.


British Dictionary definitions for concordant

concordant

adjective
  1. being in agreement: harmonious
Derived Formsconcordantly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for concordant

adj.

late 15c. of persons, 1510s of things, 1550s of music, from French concordant, from Latin concordantem, present participle of concordare (see concord). Related: Concordantly.

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