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dul·cet

 (dŭl′sĭt)
adj.
1.
a. Pleasing to the ear; melodious.
b. Having a soothing, agreeable quality.
2. Archaic Sweet to the taste.

[Alteration (influenced by Latin dulcis) of Middle English doucet, from Old French, diminutive of douce, feminine of doux, sweet, from Latin dulcis.]

dul′cet·ly adv.
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dulcet

(ˈdʌlsɪt)
adj
(of a sound) soothing or pleasant; sweet
[C14: from Latin dulcis sweet]
ˈdulcetly adv
ˈdulcetness, dulcitude n
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dul•cet

(ˈdʌl sɪt)

adj.
1. pleasant to the ear; melodious.
2. pleasant or agreeable to the eye or the feelings; soothing.
3. Archaic. sweet to the taste or smell.
[1400–15; late Middle English doucet < Middle French (feminine) < Latin dulcis sweet]
dul′cet•ly, adv.
dul′cet•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dulcet - extremely pleasant in a gentle way; "the most dulcet swimming on the most beautiful and remote beaches"
pleasant - affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings; "we had a pleasant evening together"; "a pleasant scene"; "pleasant sensations"
2.dulcet - pleasing to the eardulcet - pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"
melodic, melodious, musical - containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody; "the melodious song of a meadowlark"
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dulcet

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dulcet

adjective
Resembling or having the effect of music, especially pleasing music:
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Translations

dulcet

[ˈdʌlsɪt] ADJdulce, suave
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dulcet

adj (liter, hum, iro)wohlklingend, melodisch; so nice to hear her/his dulcet tones again (hum, iro)wie nett, ihre liebliche/seine sonore Stimme wieder zu hören (hum, iro)
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dulcet

[ˈdʌlsɪt] adj (liter, hum) → soave
I thought I heard your dulcet tones (hum) → mi pareva di aver sentito la tua dolce voce
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And in this fashion, while the thin, dark man and the large, blond woman warbled dulcetly out on the stage and the other professionals followed in their turns, did Charley Welsh put Edna wise, giving her much miscellaneous and superfluous information and much that she stored away for the SUNDAY INTELLIGENCER.