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sonorous

[suh-nawr-uh s, -nohr-, son-er-uh s] /səˈnɔr əs, -ˈnoʊr-, ˈsɒn ər əs/
adjective
1.
giving out or capable of giving out a sound, especially a deep, resonant sound, as a thing or place:
a sonorous cavern.
2.
loud, deep, or resonant, as a sound.
3.
rich and full in sound, as language or verse.
4.
high-flown; grandiloquent:
a sonorous speech.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin sonōrus noisy, sounding, equivalent to sonōr-, stem of sonor sound (son(āre) to sound1 + -or -or1) + -us -ous
Related forms
sonorously, adverb
sonorousness, noun
multisonorous, adjective
multisonorously, adverb
multisonorousness, noun
unsonorous, adjective
unsonorously, adverb
unsonorousness, noun
Synonyms
4. eloquent, florid, grandiose, orotund.
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British Dictionary definitions for multisonorous

sonorous

/səˈnɔːrəs; ˈsɒnərəs/
adjective
1.
producing or capable of producing sound
2.
(of language, sound, etc) deep or resonant
3.
(esp of speech) high-flown; grandiloquent
Derived Forms
sonority (səˈnɒrɪtɪ) noun
sonorously, adverb
sonorousness, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin sonōrus loud, from sonor a noise
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Word Origin and History for multisonorous

sonorous

adj.

1610s, from Latin sonorus "resounding," from sonor "sound, noise," from sonare "to sound" (see sonata). Related: Sonorously; sonorousness. Earlier was sonouse (c.1500), from Medieval Latin sonosus; sonourse "having a pleasing voice" (c.1400), from sonor + -y (2).

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