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consonance (KON suh nuhns) (s) (noun), consonances (pl)
1. An agreement with something or someone: The candidate's beliefs are in consonance with his political party's objectives and proposals.
2. Consisting of harmonious sounds which are pleasing to hear: Laura and Jim enjoyed the concert which was full of wonderful consonances from the beginning to the end.
3. The various letters that make pronunciations; usually, at the endings of words: A few examples of consonances include the letters "st" as in the words "first, last, forest, host, slowest, fast, most", etc.
This entry is located in the following units: -ance, -ancy (page 3) sono-, son-, sona-, -sonous, -sonic, -sonically (page 1)
consonance, consonants
consonance (KAHN suh nuhns) (noun)
Harmonious agreement among the components or parts, for example, of sounds: The consonance of the syllables in the song was pleasing to listen to.
consonants (KAHN suh nuhnts) (noun)
A speech sound characterized by the constriction of one or more points along the breath channel during pronunciation: The professor said that there are more consonants in the English alphabet than vowel sounds.

The chairperson of the meeting announced that given the consonance among the members present regarding the diacritical markings for consonants, he recommended that they adjourn for some refreshments.