inconsonant

[ in-kon-suh-nuh nt ]
/ ɪnˈkɒn sə nənt /

adjective

not consonant or in accord.

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Origin of inconsonant

First recorded in 1650–60; in-3 + consonant

OTHER WORDS FROM inconsonant

in·con·so·nance, nounin·con·so·nant·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for inconsonant

  • Discretion, as he had already learned and later formally stated and proved, was not inconsonant with rational valor.

    The Philosophy of Spinoza|Baruch de Spinoza
  • For the Muhammadans at least this would have at one time been considered as most inconsonant with their religion.

  • He had not thought this of Bassett; it was inconsonant with the character of man he still believed Morton Bassett to be.

    A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson

British Dictionary definitions for inconsonant

inconsonant
/ (ɪnˈkɒnsənənt) /

adjective

lacking in harmony or compatibility; discordant

Derived forms of inconsonant

inconsonance, nouninconsonantly, adverb
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