Con·so·nance Con·so·nan·cy, n.
1. Mus. Accord or agreement of sounds produced simultaneously, as a note with its third, fifth, and eighth.
2. Agreement or congruity; harmony; accord; consistency; suitableness.
The perfect consonancy of our persecuted church to the doctrines of Scripture and antiquity. --Hammond.
The optic nerve responds to the waves with which it is in consonance. --Tyndall.
3. Friendship; concord. [Obs.]
By the consonancy of our youth. --Shak.
Syn: -- Agreement; accord; consistency; unison; harmony; congruity; suitableness; agreeableness.
n 1: the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns)
especially at the ends of words [syn: consonant rhyme]
2: the property of sounding harmonious [syn: harmoniousness]