To better see all uses of the word
The House of Mirth
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
The House of Mirth
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • Nothing could have been less consonant with Selden’s mood than Van Alstyne’s after-dinner aphorisms, but as long as the latter confined himself to generalities his listener’s nerves were in control.

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

To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
as in: consonant or vowel? Define
a letter of the alphabet (or a speech sound) that is not a vowel
as in: in consonance with Define
in keeping with (or in harmony with)
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading