Melodious

  • 1 Melodious — Me*lo di*ous, a. [Cf. F. m[ e]lodieux. See {Melody}.] Containing, or producing, melody; musical; agreeable to the ear by a sweet succession of sounds; as, a melodious voice. A melodious voice. A melodious undertone. Longfellow. {Me*lo di*ous*ly} …

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  • 2 melodious — (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. melodios melodious; delightful (Fr. mélodieux), from M.L. melodiosus, from L. melodia (see MELODY (Cf. melody)). Related: Melodiously; melodiousness …

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  • 3 melodious — / melodic [adj] harmonious, musical accordant, agreeable, assonant, canorous, clear, concordant, dulcet, euphonic, euphonious, harmonic, in tune, mellifluous, mellow, pleasing, resonant, silvery, soft, songful, sweet, sweet sounding, symphonic,… …

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  • 4 melodious — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ pleasant sounding; tuneful …

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  • 5 melodious — [mə lō′dē əs] adj. [OFr melodieus] 1. containing or producing melody 2. pleasing to hear; sounding sweet; tuneful melodiously adv. melodiousness n …

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  • 6 melodious — me|lo|di|ous [mıˈləudiəs US ˈlou ] adj formal something that sounds melodious sounds like music or has a pleasant tune ▪ He spoke in a quiet melodious voice. >melodiously adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 melodious — [[t]mɪlo͟ʊdiəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED A melodious sound is pleasant to listen to. [LITERARY] She spoke in a quietly melodious voice. Syn: musical …

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  • 8 melodious — melodico ит. [мэло/дико] mélodieux фр. [мэлодиё/] melodioso ит. [мэлодио/зо] melodious англ. [мило/удьес] mélodique фр. [мэлоди/к] melodisch нем. [мэло/диш] …

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  • 9 melodious — adjective formal having a pleasant tune or a pleasant sound like music: The piece was melodious and simple. melodiously adverb melodiousness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 melodious — adjective the pleasure of hearing her melodious singing voice Syn: tuneful, melodic, musical, mellifluous, dulcet, sweet sounding, silvery, harmonious, euphonious, lyrical; informal easy on the ear Ant: discordant …

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  • 11 melodious — adjective Date: 14th century 1. having a pleasing melody 2. of, relating to, or producing melody • melodiously adverb • melodiousness noun …

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  • 12 melodious — melodiously, adv. melodiousness, n. /meuh loh dee euhs/, adj. 1. of the nature of or characterized by melody; tuneful. 2. producing melody; sweet sounding; musical. [1375 1425; late ME < ML melodiosus. See MELODY, OUS] * * * …

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  • 13 melodious — adjective Having a pleasant melody or sound; tuneful …

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  • 14 melodious — Synonyms and related words: achingly sweet, agreeable, agreeable sounding, appealing, ariose, arioso, canorous, cantabile, catchy, dulcet, euphonic, euphonious, euphonous, fine toned, golden, golden tongued, golden voiced, harmonious, honeyed,… …

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  • 15 melodious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. melodic, melic, melopoeic; tuneful, lilting, lyric[al], singable, cantabile; bel canto. See music. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. agreeable, pleasing, euphonic, sweet, tuneful, dulcet, accordant,… …

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  • 16 melodious — me|lo|di|ous [ mə loudiəs ] adjective FORMAL beautiful to listen to ╾ me|lo|di|ous|ly adverb …

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  • 17 melodious — me·lo·di·ous || mɪ ləʊdɪəs adj. pleasing to the ear, melodic …

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  • 18 melodious — adjective pleasant sounding; tuneful. ↘relating to melody. Derivatives melodiously adverb melodiousness noun …

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  • 19 melodious — a. Musical, tuneful, sweet, dulcet, ariose, harmonious …

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  • 20 melodious — adj 1. tuneful, melodic, harmonious, concordant, accordant; lyrical, lyric, melic, orchestral, symphonic; ariose, Music. cantabile, songlike, songful, singable, catchy; pleasant, agreeable, appealing; singing, ringing, resonant, canorous,… …

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