accordant

[ uh-kawr-dnt ]
/ əˈkɔr dnt /

adjective

agreeing; conforming; harmonious.

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decorum

Origin of accordant

1275–1325; Middle English acordant < Old French. See accord, -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM accordant

ac·cord·ant·ly, adverbnon·ac·cord·ant, adjectivenon·ac·cord·ant·ly, adverbun·ac·cord·ant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for accordantly

accordant
/ (əˈkɔːdənt) /

adjective

(usually postpositive and foll by with) in conformity or harmony

Derived forms of accordant

accordantly, adverb
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