sonorously
adverb see sonorous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sonorously — sonorous ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a sound) deep and full. 2) (of speech) using imposing or grandiose language. DERIVATIVES sonority noun sonorously adverb sonorousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin sonor sound …   English terms dictionary

  • sonorously — adverb in a sonorous manner the congregation consisted chiefly of a few young folk, who snored sonorously • Syn: ↑rotundly • Derived from adjective: ↑rotund (for: ↑rotundly), ↑sonorous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sonorously — Sonorous So*no rous, a. [L. sonorus, fr. sonor, oris, a sound, akin to sonus a sound. See {Sound}.] 1. Giving sound when struck; resonant; as, sonorous metals. [1913 Webster] 2. Loud sounding; giving a clear or loud sound; as, a sonorous voice.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sonorously — See sonorous. * * * …   Universalium

  • sonorously — adverb In a sonorous way …   Wiktionary

  • sonorously — adv. resonantly, with a full rich sound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sonorously — sono·rous·ly …   English syllables

  • sonorously — See: sonorous …   English dictionary

  • sonorous — sonorously, adv. sonorousness, n. /seuh nawr euhs, nohr , son euhr euhs/, adj. 1. giving out or capable of giving out a sound, esp. a deep, resonant sound, as a thing or place: a sonorous cavern. 2. loud, deep, or resonant, as a sound. 3. rich… …   Universalium

  • rotundly — adverb in a sonorous manner the congregation consisted chiefly of a few young folk, who snored sonorously • Syn: ↑sonorously • Derived from adjective: ↑rotund, ↑sonorous (for: ↑sonorously) …   Useful english dictionary

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