dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


3 definitions found
 for Plangent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plangent \Plan"gent\, a. [L. plangens, -entis, fr. plangere to
     beat. See Plaint.]
     Beating; dashing, as a wave. [R.] "The plangent wave." --H.
     Taylor.
     [1913 Webster] Plani

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  plangent
      adj 1: loud and resounding; "plangent bells"; "the plangent
             minority"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "plangent":
     Jeremianic, aggrieved, anguished, booming, careworn, complaining,
     consonant, deafening, doleful, dolorous, dumb with grief,
     ear-piercing, ear-rending, ear-splitting, earthshaking,
     faultfinding, forte, fortissimo, fretful, full, grief-stricken,
     griefful, grieved, grievous, howling, in grief, lamentable,
     lamentive, loud, loud-sounding, loudish, lugubrious, mellow,
     moanful, mournful, orotund, pealing, peevish, petulant, piercing,
     plaintive, plunged in grief, puling, pulsing, querulous, resonant,
     resonating, resounding, rich, ringing, rolling, rotund, round,
     rueful, sonorous, sorrowed, sorrowful, sorrowing, stentoraphonic,
     stentorian, stentorious, tearful, throbbing, thunderous,
     tonitruant, tonitruous, ululant, vibrant, vibrating, wailful,
     whimpering, whining, whiny, window-rattling, woeful
  
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229