Plangent



[plan-juh nt] /ˈplæn dʒənt/

adjective
1.
resounding loudly, especially with a plaintive sound, as a bell.
/ˈplændʒənt/
adjective
1.
having a loud deep sound
2.
resonant and mournful in sound
adj.

“beating with a loud sound,” 1822, from Latin plangentem (nominative plangens), present participle of plangere “to strike, beat” (see plague (n.)). Related: Plangently.

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