Antonyms of noun consonant

1 of 2 senses of consonant

Sense 1
consonant -- (a speech sound that is not a vowel)
       Antonym of vowel (Sense 1)
      => vowel, vowel sound -- (a speech sound made with the vocal tract open)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun consonant

2 senses of consonant

Sense 1
consonant -- (a speech sound that is not a vowel)
       => phone, speech sound, sound -- ((phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language)

Sense 2
consonant -- (a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant)
       => letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character -- (the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters")

Antonyms of adj consonant

2 senses of consonant

Sense 1
consonant, harmonic, harmonical, harmonized, harmonised -- (involving or characterized by harmony)

INDIRECT (VIA harmonious) -> inharmonious, unharmonious -- (not in harmony)

Sense 2
accordant, agreeable, conformable, consonant, concordant -- (in keeping; "salaries agreeable with current trends"; "plans conformable with your wishes"; "expressed views concordant with his background")

INDIRECT (VIA consistent) -> inconsistent -- (displaying a lack of consistency; "inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time"; "inconsistent with the roadmap")

Similarity of adj consonant

2 senses of consonant

Sense 1
consonant, harmonic, harmonical, harmonized, harmonised -- (involving or characterized by harmony)
       => harmonious (vs. inharmonious) -- (musically pleasing)

Sense 2
accordant, agreeable, conformable, consonant, concordant -- (in keeping; "salaries agreeable with current trends"; "plans conformable with your wishes"; "expressed views concordant with his background")
       => consistent (vs. inconsistent) -- ((sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR)

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