strongly marked: a pronounced fishy taste.
clearly indicated: a pronounced contrast.
decided; unequivocal: pronounced views.

Nearby words

  1. pronominalize,
  2. pronormoblast,
  3. pronotum,
  4. pronoun,
  5. pronounce,
  6. pronouncement,
  7. pronto,
  8. pronuclear,
  9. pronucleus,
  10. pronuke

Origin of pronounced

First recorded in 1570–80; pronounce + -ed2

SYNONYMS FOR pronounced
Related formspro·nounc·ed·ly [pruh-noun-sid-lee, -nounst-lee] /prəˈnaʊn sɪd li, -ˈnaʊnst li/, adverbpro·nounc·ed·ness, nounun·pro·nounced, adjectivewell-pro·nounced, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for pronouncedly



strongly marked or indicated
(of a sound) articulated with vibration of the vocal cords; voiced
Derived Formspronouncedly (prəˈnaʊnsɪdlɪ), adverb

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Word Origin and History for pronouncedly



"spoken," 1570s, past participle adjective from pronounce (v.). Sense of "emphatic" is a figurative meaning first attested c.1730.

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