Melodiousness
Melodious Me*lo"di*ous, a. [Cf. F. m['e]lodieux. See {Melody}.] Containing, or producing, melody; musical; agreeable to the ear by a sweet succession of sounds; as, a melodious voice. ``A melodious voice.'' ``A melodious undertone.'' --Longfellow. -- {Me*lo"di*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Me*lo"di*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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