plangent

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plan·gent

 (plăn′jənt)
adj.
1. Loud and resounding: plangent bells.
2. Expressing or suggesting sadness; plaintive: "From a doorway came the plangent sounds of a guitar" (Malcolm Lowry).

[Latin plangēns, plangent-, present participle of plangere, to strike, lament; see plāk- in Indo-European roots.]

plan′gen·cy n.
plan′gent·ly adv.

plangent

(ˈplændʒənt)
adj
1. having a loud deep sound
2. resonant and mournful in sound
[C19: from Latin plangere to beat (esp the breast, in grief); see plain2]
ˈplangency n
ˈplangently adv

plan•gent

(ˈplæn dʒənt)

adj.
resounding loudly, esp. with a plaintive sound, as a bell.
[1815–25; < Latin plangent-, s. of plangēns, present participle of plangere to beat, lament]
plan′gen•cy, n.
plan′gent•ly, adv.

plangent

- Describes the sound of the sea and its waves—reverberating and mournfully resonant.
See also related terms for waves.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.plangent - loud and resounding; "plangent bells"; "the plangent minority"
full - (of sound) having marked deepness and body; "full tones"; "a full voice"

plangent

adjective resonant, ringing, loud, resounding, reverberating, mournful, plaintive, sonorous, deep-toned, clangorous plangent Celtic music

plangent

adjective
Having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound:
Translations

plangent

[ˈplændʒənt] ADJplañidero

plangent

adj (liter)getragen, klagend