To better see all uses of the word
euphony
in
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
please enable javascript.

euphony
Used In
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Because of the great difficuIty in securing euphony, irregular formations were commoner in the B vocabulary than in the A vocabulary.
  • In Newspeak, euphony outweighed every consideration other than exactitude of meaning.
  • A word which was difficult to utter, or was liable to be incorrectly heard, was held to be ipso facto a bad word: occasionally therefore, for the sake of euphony, extra letters were inserted into a word or an archaic formation was retained.

  • There are no more uses of "euphony" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She chooses words for euphony as much as meaning.
  • For purposes of euphony, however, without which the lines would be harsh and unpoetical, I have invariably made two syllables of them.
    Cranmer-Byng, L.  --  A Lute of Jade

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading