Plangent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplændʒənt|  American pronunciation of the word plangent
Brit.  |ˈplan(d)ʒ(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word plangent

adjective

- loud and resounding

plangent bells
the plangent minority

Examples

...a plangent, haunting song about a long-ago love...

...plangent organ music filled the church...

the plangent sound of the violin

... he listens to a group of Malaysians playing reedy, plangent music on some esoteric kind of wind instrument.

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